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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster
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London, United Kingdom

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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

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English


Episodes

14/07/2018

7/14/2018
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Sam Coates of The Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The Editor is Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:28:23

07/07/2018

7/7/2018
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George Parker of the Financial Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:18

30/06/2018

6/30/2018
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Peter Oborne of the Daily Mail asks if the brakes are coming off on public spending. Should the Speaker, John Bercow, stand down? What's it like to resign as a minister? And words that politicians wish they'd never said. Editor: Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:27:50

23/06/2018

6/23/2018
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Tom Newton Dunn of The Sun looks behind the scenes at Westminster. How difficult will it be for a Conservative government to raise taxes to pay for the NHS given its past manifesto commitments? Now that the EU Withdrawal Bill has passed through both Houses of Parliament, what will the "meaningful vote" on the final Brexit deal actually mean? Plus Christopher Chope MP on his infamous intervention on a Private Member's Bill to outlaw upskirting. The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:07

16/06/2018

6/16/2018
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Isabel Hardman of The Spectator on impressions of Theresa May dealing with Brexit. Will there be a political price to pay for cancelled trains? Why did the SNP walk out? And the photographer's art - what it takes to get a really great political picture. Editor: Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:28:36

09/06/2018

6/9/2018
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Iain Martin, columnist on the Times, looks behind the scenes at Westminster. A week of uncertainty and confusion over the progress of Brexit, what kind of person is the Home Secretary Sajid Javid, and is Westminster interfering with the devolved Northern Irish government on abortion law. Plus can managing government in times of crisis be derailed by the incessant flow of social media. The editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:07