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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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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

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Episodes

14/09/2019

9/14/2019
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Paul Waugh of HuffPost UK looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The editor is Jonathan Brunert.

Duration:00:28:01

07/09/2019

9/7/2019
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George Parker of the Financial Times discusses the rollercoaster of the week's political events and their implications with Tom Newton Dunn of the Sun, Anushka Asthana of the Guardian and Iain Martin of the Times. Editors: Jonathan Brunert and Martin Rosenbaum

Duration:00:28:23

27/07/2019

7/27/2019
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As another tumultuous parliamentary year concludes with the election of a new prime minister, Steve Richards chairs a discussion with fellow Week in Westminster presenters Anushka Asthana, Peter Oborne and Iain Martin. What can we expect of Boris Johnson? Who are the key figures in his new government? What will his strategy be - over Brexit and other policy areas? Where does this leave Labour and the other main parties at Westminster? What developments can we expect over the summer and...

Duration:00:28:27

20/07/2019

7/20/2019
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George Parker of the Financial Times looks at the week in Westminster: the Irish border issue, Tory leadership hustings, and Sir Vince Cable standing down as Lib Dem leader. The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:13

13/07/2019

7/13/2019
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Tom Newton Dunn of the Sun on this week's developments in Westminster. Theresa May's legacy, what do we learn from leadership debates, and an unforeseen diplomatic crisis. The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:06

06/07/2019

7/6/2019
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Anne McElvoy of the Economist looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The state of play in the Tory leadership contest, evaluating Phillip Hammond's legacy , and what do the protests of some MEPs in the new European parliament achieve. The Editor is Marie Jessel

Duration:00:28:23

29/06/2019

6/29/2019
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Isabel Hardman of the Spectator looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Can parliament stop no deal on brexit? and how does the EU view the prospect of no deal? what changes will there be in Whtehall to cope with the demands of renewed Brexit negotiations and the rise of "un-parliamentary language". The Editor is Marie Jessel

Duration:00:28:23

22/06/2019

6/22/2019
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Peter Oborne of The Daily Mail looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The Editor is Jonathan Brunert.

Duration:00:28:08

15/06/2019

6/15/2019
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Paul Waugh of HuffPostUK looks at this week in Westminster: the Conservative and LibDem leadership campaigns, and whether Parliament can prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Duration:00:28:01

08/06/2019

6/8/2019
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Radio 4's assessment of developments at Westminster

Duration:00:27:53

25/05/2019

5/25/2019
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George Parker, Political Editor of the Financial Times, presents Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster.

Duration:00:28:00

11/05/2019

5/11/2019
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Tom Newton Dunn of The Sun looks behind the scenes at Westminster. What chance do MPs give for a deal to be done between Labour and Conservative leaders on Brexit? And how do you tell a Prime Minister to their face that their time is up? The editor is Jonathan Brunert.

Duration:00:28:00

04/05/2019

5/4/2019
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Sam Coates of The Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Local election results - what impact will they have on a Brexit deal? Climate change - are we moving towards a consensus in parliament on the way forward? The editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:01

13/04/2019

4/13/2019
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George Parker of the Financial Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. How might some smaller parties fare in the Euro Elections if they take place? Plus unprecedented levels of exhaustion among MPs, and the Government White Paper on "online harms". The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:10

06/04/2019

4/6/2019
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Paul Waugh of HuffPost UK reviews the political week. The PM talks to Labour about the Brexit deal. Is it a good idea? What will come of it? The editor is Marie Jessel

Duration:00:28:07

30/03/2019

3/30/2019
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Top commentators review the political week.

Duration:00:28:17

23/03/2019

3/23/2019
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George Parker of The Financial Times reviews a political week in which the Commons Speaker made waves and Theresa May went to Brussels. The editor is Mandy Baker.

Duration:00:27:54

16/03/2019

3/16/2019
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Steve Richards and guests weigh the chances of Theresa May, even now, winning the backing of MPs for her controversial Brexit deal with the EU. The editor is Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:28:02

02/03/2019

3/2/2019
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Paul Waugh of HuffPost asks why the Prime Minister has conceded that Brexit could come later than March. Why is Labour backing a fresh referendum? And what does a new party need? Editor: Peter Mulligan

Duration:00:28:15

16/02/2019

2/16/2019
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George Parker of the Financial Times talks to a government minister threatening to resign if there's a 'no deal' Brexit. What's the economic impact of leaving the EU? And are we sending mixed messages to China? The editor is Peter Mulligan

Duration:00:28:16