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John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster
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John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster

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Episodes

Leadsom: UK cannot be held against its will

11/11/2018
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John Pienaar is joined by Andrea Leadsom, Johnny Mercer and Nia Griffiths ahead of the Centenary Armistice People's Procession taking place at The Cenotaph in Whitehall. Followed by live coverage of today's Armistice Day commemorations at Cenotaph marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Duration:00:47:31

Vicki Young sits in

11/4/2018
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Vicki Young sits in and talks post budget fall-out with Health Minister Steve Brine and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell. The future of school funding is on the agenda with Education Select Committee Chair Robert Halfon and Vicki talks to former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith about one hundred years of women being able to stand for Parliament. Plus comedian Hal Cruttenden drops in to give his take on the week's political action. Download the BBC Sounds app for all the juiciest insider gossip of...

Duration:00:51:49

Is Austerity Over?

10/28/2018
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John Pienaar interviews Liz Truss, Jonathan Ashworth, Sir Simon Fraser and Maria Miller. Plus Kate McCann and Sebastian Payne share their political observations from the week.

Duration:00:54:45

21/10/2018

10/21/2018
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John Pienaar interviews Brexit minister Suella Braverman and shares his political observations with Anne McElvoy and Sam Coates.

Duration:00:53:01

More money for Universal Credit?

10/14/2018
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John Pienaar quizzes DWP minister Alok Sharma, Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner and member of European Parliament Brexit Steering Group Danuta Huebner. Plus on today's panel, journalists Jason Groves, Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Katherine Forster. Get the latest Brexit gossip in Brexitcast: bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live

Duration:00:58:31

Can Theresa May Win Over Labour Voters?

10/7/2018
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John Pienaar shares his political observations from the week and interviews foreign office minister Alan Duncan, SNP deputy leader Keith Brown and Labour’s shadow chief secretary to the treasury Peter Dowd. Plus on today's panel: Laura Hughes from the Financial Times and comedian, Andy Hamilton.

Duration:00:52:19

30/09/2018

9/30/2018
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Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar shares his political observations,at the start of the Conservative party conference in Birmingham.

Duration:00:50:33

23/09/2018

9/23/2018
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Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar presents live from the Labour party conference in Liverpool with guests including Len McCluskey, Emily Thornberry and playwright James Graham.

Duration:00:49:10

16/09/2018

9/16/2018
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Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar is live from the Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton. Guests this week include: Brexit minister Chris Heaton-Harris, Lib Dem Deputy Leader Jo Swinson, Shadow Business Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey, Alastair Campbell, and the Levellers. Plus Lynn Davidson from The Sun and Jessica Elgot from The Guardian.

Duration:00:48:03

09/09/2018

9/9/2018
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Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar shares his political observations, with guests including Head Of The CBI Carolyn Fairbairn; Justice Minister Edward Argar; Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary Andrew Gwynne; Manuel Cortes, General Secretary of the TSSA; and George Freeman MP.

Duration:00:50:14