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The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.

The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.
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The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.

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Episodes

The EU takes back control – Politics Weekly podcast

9/19/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Ryan Shorthouse and Stewart Wood to discuss the latest on the supreme court prorogation hearing and Brexit negotiations, as well as party conference season. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:40:21

Operation Yellowhammer and parliament prorogued - Politics Weekly podcast

9/12/2019
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Rowena Mason is joined by Rafael Behr, Katy Balls and Grace Blakeley to discuss another damaging week for Boris Johnson, how the finance industry runs Britain, and whether the wounds caused by Brexit can ever be healed. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:43:26

Johnson's Commons humiliation - Politics Weekly podcast

9/5/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Zoe Williams, Paul Harrison, Larry Elliott and John Curtice to discuss Boris Johnson’s triple defeat in parliament, Sajid Javid’s spending review and the possibility of a snap general election. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:49:53

Boris Johnson goes prorogue – Politics Weekly podcast

8/29/2019
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Jessica Elgot and her guests react to the prime minister’s suspension of parliament for five weeks from mid-September, an act the Commons Speaker, John Bercow, called a ‘constitutional outrage’, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said was a ‘threat to our democracy’. Jessica is joined by the Guardian journalists Rafael Behr, Owen Jones and Sonia Sodha to analyse Boris Johnson’s motives and what steps are available for MPs returning to the Commons next week.. Help support our independent...

Duration:00:32:53

Boris Johnson: the UK tour – Politics Weekly podcast

8/1/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined in the studio by Katy Balls, Martin Kettle and Stephanie Lloyd to discuss Boris Johnson’s trip to Northern Ireland and no-deal Brexit planning. Please note: In the first release of this podcast on 01/08/19 Martin Kettle was heard to say that the majority of opinion in Northern Ireland is opposed to the Northern Ireland backstop. This was an error and we apologise. This has been removed from the podcast. Majority of opinion in Northern Ireland supports the backstop and...

Duration:00:38:21

Johnson gets to work – Politics Weekly podcast

7/25/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Rafael Behr, Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Ryan Shorthouse to discuss Boris Johnson’s first days in office. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:36:25

All change at No 10 – Politics Weekly podcast

7/18/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Polly Toynbee, Aditya Chakrabortty, Isabel Hardman and John Crace to discuss next week’s prime-ministerial reshuffle. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:41:31

Trump, UK ambassador and global diplomacy – Politics Weekly podcast

7/11/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Sonia Sodha, Henry Newman and Robin Renwick to discuss ambassadorial strife in Washington, the warring Tory party and Labour’s latest Brexit fudge. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:37:44

Is a no-deal Brexit back on the cards? – Politics Weekly podcast

7/4/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Owen Jones and Rachel Wolf to discuss the latest Tory leadership pledges, the new intake of European MEPs and same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:45:57

A bad week for Boris - Politics Weekly

6/27/2019
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Rafael Behr is joined by Katy Balls, Michael Savage and Tom Kibasi to discuss the latest on the Tory leadership battle and Labour’s Brexit manoeuvring. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:44:38

And then there were two - Politics Weekly podcast

6/20/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Anushka Asthana, Ryan Shorthouse and Anand Menon to discuss the latest in the Tory leadership contest, maternity rights for MPs and Labour’s Brexit position. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:38:15

All aboard the Boris Express - Politics Weekly podcast

6/13/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Polly Toynbee, Isabel Hardman, Jonathan Lis and Richard Partington to discuss the week’s key political events. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:28:55

Tory leadership battle hots up, and all change at Change UK – Politics Weekly podcast

6/6/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Rafael Behr and Katy Balls to discuss the week’s key political events. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:42:02

Tory and Lib Dem leadership bids and Trump's visit – Politics Weekly podcast

5/30/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Sarah Elliott, Martha Gill, Sonia Sodha and Will Tanner to discuss the week’s key political events. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:41:44

May's withdrawal bill turmoil, British Steel and European elections – Politics Weekly podcast

5/23/2019
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Jonathan Freedland is joined in the studio by Pippa Crerar, Rob Davies, Henry Newman and Zoe Williams to discuss the week’s key political events. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:44:26

Return of the withdrawal agreement bill and European elections – Politics Weekly podcast

5/16/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined in the studio by Rafael Behr, Ryan Shorthouse and Polly Toynbee, with Jennifer Rankin on the phone from Brussels. They discuss the return of the withdrawal agreement bill and look ahead to next week’s European elections. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:43:32

Local elections, Brexit deadlock and online abuse towards Jess Phillips - Politics Weekly podcast

5/9/2019
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Rowena Mason is joined by Anushka Asthana, Lewis Baston, Flora Coleman and Sonia Sodha to discuss the fallout of the local elections and their potential impact on the upcoming European elections. Plus, Carl Benjamin’s comments about Jess Phillips, and last week’s Brexit optimism gives way to further uncertainty. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:34:44

Huawei leak, Williamson's sacking and more Brexit deadlock – Politics Weekly podcast

5/2/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Dan Sabbagh, Jonathan Freedland, Stephanie Lloyd and Henry Newman to discuss the fallout of the Huawei leak, including Gavin Williamson’s sacking. Also: whether a customs union could be the key to finding an agreement on Brexit. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:35:53

Local elections, Scottish independence and breaking the Brexit deadlock - Politics Weekly podcast

4/25/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Rafael Behr and Ryan Shorthouse to discuss next week’s local council elections, Nicola Sturgeon’s Indyref2 announcement and what obstacles lie ahead on the long road to Brexit. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:41:34

New politics and the far right – Politics Weekly podcast

4/18/2019
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Rowena Mason is joined by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Katy Balls and Matthew Goodwin to discuss the Brexit party, Change UK and the European elections. Plus: how politics shifted to the right. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Duration:00:34:25