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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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English


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12/01/2019

1/12/2019
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Sam Coates of The Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster this week. What is the range of opinion in the House of Commons on Mrs May's Brexit deal? Are there any alternatives? Is anyone changing their mind? The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:27:42

22/12/2018

12/22/2018
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Steve Richards reviews the political year with George Parker of the Financial Times, Helen Lewis of the New Statesman and James Forsyth of The Spectator. Editor: Peter Mulligan

Duration:00:28:16

15/12/2018

12/15/2018
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Paul Waugh of HuffPost looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The Editor is Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:28:00

08/12/2018

12/8/2018
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Peter Oborne of the Daily Mail reports on a political week when MPs shook the government over Brexit. How will they vote next week on Theresa May's withdrawal agreement with the EU ? The Editor is Peter Mulligan

Duration:00:28:13

01/12/2018

12/1/2018
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George Parker, Political Editor of the Financial Times, looks behind the scenes at Westminster. If the Prime Minister's Brexit plan doesn't get through Parliament, are we heading for no deal? How is Theresa May bearing up? And we eavesdrop as MPs let their hair down. The Editor is Mandy Baker.

Duration:00:28:04

24/11/2018

11/24/2018
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Anushka Asthana of the Guardian looks behind the scenes at Westminster. What can we expect from this weekend's EU summit|? what next? and 100 years of women in parliament - Is it still work in progress? The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:08

17/11/2018

11/17/2018
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Helen Lewis of The New Statesman looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The Editor is Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:29:00

10/11/2018

11/10/2018
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Steve Richards chairs a discussion with George Parker FT Helen Lewis New Statesman and Peter Oborne Daily Mail on how near we to a Brexit deal. The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:26

03/11/2018

11/3/2018
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Sam Coates of The Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. To what extent do the austerity measures taken by George Osborne in 2010 impact on this week's budget? Why has the Labour front bench accepted the chancellor's tax cuts? And the "meaningful" vote on a Brexit deal - what lies in store? The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:04

27/10/2018

10/27/2018
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Isabel Hardman of The Spectator consults Tory MPs about the Prime Minister's progress. She hears why British politicians are beating a path to Michel Barnier's door. And why local councils say they really do need help from next week's Budget. Plus some first-hand views of Saudi Arabia. Editor: Peter Mulligan

Duration:00:28:11

20/10/2018

10/20/2018
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George Parker of the Financial Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Sir Nick Clegg explains his imminent move to Facebook in California; Sir Bernard Jenkin and Lord Word discuss recent attacks on civil service impartiality; Conservative MP Sir Christopher Chope and Labour MP Seema Malhotra, members of the Brexit Select Committee, on how they think Brexit legislation will progress through parliament; and Katie Perrior, former director of communications at Downing St, talks on the...

Duration:00:28:24

15/09/2018

9/15/2018
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Paul Waugh of HuffPost asks if Boris Johnson has blown his chances of ever becoming Tory leader after recent controversies. What's it like to be seen as a challenger to the Prime Minister? And what chance a new political party of the centre? Editor: Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:28:07