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The Telegraph's weekly Brexit podcast hosted by Chief Political Correspondent Christopher 'Chopper' Hope.

The Telegraph's weekly Brexit podcast hosted by Chief Political Correspondent Christopher 'Chopper' Hope.
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The Telegraph's weekly Brexit podcast hosted by Chief Political Correspondent Christopher 'Chopper' Hope.

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Episode 25: ’95% chance of No Deal’ says former Minister for Europe

10/20/2017
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As Theresa May faces growing pressure to lay down the law when she meets EU officials in Brussels, Chopper’s Brexit Podcast hosts a ‘No Deal’ special. Christopher Hope is joined in the Red Lion pub by Charlie Elphicke, the treasurer of the influential European Research Group of Conservative MPs, and Chris Bryant, Labour’s former Minister of State for Europe, to debate whether Britain can thrive leaving the European Union without any deal. And economist Andrew Lillico discusses the...

Duration: 00:48:11


Episode 24: Northern Powerhouse Minister: ‘Stop this London-centric whingeing and make Brexit a success’

10/13/2017
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Listen to the Telegraph’s weekly Brexit podcast, hosted by Chief Political Correspondent Christopher ‘Chopper’ Hope and recorded at the historic Red Lion pub, a stone’s throw from the Houses of Parliament. Conservative MPs should stop their “London-centric whingeing and back-biting” in order to focus on Brexit, according to the Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry. Talking to Chopper’s Brexit Podcast on Thursday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State claimed that northern...

Duration: 00:39:41


Episode 24: Michael Fallon insists “nobody is unsackable” in slap down to Boris Johnson

10/2/2017
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Sir Michael Fallon delivers a blow to Boris Johnson in conversation with Chopper’s Brexit Podcast in a special live recording at the Conservative Party Conference. The Defence Secretary insisted “the Prime Minister has the right and the ability and the authority to change any member of her cabinet”, as the Conservative Party gathered for what many expect will be a ‘beauty parade’ of ministers making their bid for the party leadership. This episode also features Iain Duncan Smith who...

Duration: 00:55:43


Episode 23: ‘Make Jacob Rees-Mogg party chairman to help Conservatives rediscover their voice’

9/29/2017
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In this bumper episode, Chopper’s Brexit Podcast is at the Labour Party Conference where Christopher Hope speaks to Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, about Labour’s elusive Brexit policy. He also catches up with some of the finest minds on Fleet Street for their analysis of the conference highlights. Back in the studio, the podcast is joined by a pair of true-blue think tanks and a senior grass roots Conservative for a look ahead to the Conservative Party Conference. Senior...

Duration: 01:01:13


Episode 22: ‘Boris Johnson can still be Prime Minister’ despite his worst week ever

9/22/2017
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In the 22nd episode, Chopper’s Brexit Podcast is aboard ‘May Force One’ as the Prime Minister travels to the US and Canada. But Theresa May’s schedule was overpowered this week by Boris Johnson’s explosive article in The Telegraph and his subsequent threats of resignation. Following the Foreign Secretary’s “worst week ever” Chopper’s Brexit Podcast discusses the fallout with journalists aboard Theresa May’s aircraft, including John Pienaar and Robert Peston on their impromptu press...

Duration: 00:46:24


Episode 21: Theresa May ‘can win the next general election - as long as she delivers a clean Brexit’

9/15/2017
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In the second episode of the new season, Chopper’s Brexit Podcast hears from Nick Tyrone, author of “Apocalypse Delayed” on how a clean Brexit will help the Tories win the next general election. Also the Liberal Democrats’ Brexit spokesman Tom Brake and Tory Brexiteer Michael Tomlinson debate the usefulness of a second referendum, and Solicitor General Robert Buckland, the Government minister who has to steer the EU Withdrawal Bill through Parliament, discusses whether 19,000 EU...

Duration: 00:46:09


Episode 20: ‘Britain is most likely to leave EU without a trade deal - and that’s ‘just fine’

9/8/2017
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The first episode in the second series of Chopper’s Brexit Podcast hears from Dominic Grieve and John Redwood, two former Tory Cabinet ministers, as they discuss whether Theresa May’s plans to use Henry VIII powers to move EU regs into British law is undemocratic; also Liam Halligan, author of “Clean Brexit - Why Leaving the EU Still Makes Sense” as well as The Telegraph’s new Brexit editor Dia Chakravarty on why it is not racist to support Brexit.

Duration: 00:46:37


Episode 19: ‘Any member of Cabinet who is not working to make Britain a better place after Brexit should be removed’

7/21/2017
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In this final episode of the current series of Chopper’s Brexit Podcast, we hear from the International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox on the many opportunities for Britain outside the EU, former Cabinet minister Owen Paterson about his speech in German to the Germans, the Telegraph’s Assistant Political Editor Ben Riley-Smith on the ongoing infighting in the Cabinet, and former head of the British Chambers of Commerce John Longworth on the European red tape he can’t wait to get rid of.

Duration: 00:55:30


Episode 18: ‘Labour plotting with 15 rebel Tories for Norway-style Brexit deal’

7/14/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Brexit Podcast, Labour Remain MP Stephen Kinnock takes on veteran Brexiteer Sir Bill Cash, trade expert Victoria Hewson on the prospects of a new UK/US deal and Telegraph columnist Tim Stanley discusses the Tory party’s toxic image.

Duration: 00:41:51


Episode 17: ‘Labour’s looking both ways on Brexit and it helped us in the election’

7/7/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Brexit Podcast, Labour Remain MP Rupa Huq debates colleague (and Leave supporter) Kelvin Hopkins, new Brexit minister Steve Baker on why we must leave the single market and customs union, and the Telegraph’s new Brussels correspondent on Monty Python and ‘ridiculous’ MEPs.

Duration: 00:45:09


Episode 16: ‘Sturgeon made a rare mistake and boxed herself in on Scottish independence’

6/30/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Brexit Podcast, Jacob Rees-Mogg and Tommy Sheppard debate Nicola Sturgeon’s independence climbdown, Michael Deacon calls for a more brutal, honest politics and MP Sheryll Murray reveals the extent of public abuse she gets.

Duration: 00:43:53


Episode 15: Revealed - Lib Dems’ secret talks with Tory Remainers to force soft Brexit

6/23/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Brexit Podcast, Chris hears former minister David Jones and prospective Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable argue over the need for a second referendum, hard v soft Brexit and how MPs from rival parties are now plotting together to get the result they want.

Duration: 00:47:42


Episode 14: ‘It’ll be pretty disastrous for the Tories to go on for two years with a leader they all know is on the way out’

6/16/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Brexit Podcast, Tory MPs Bob Neill and Suella Fernandes, former spokesperson for Theresa May Joey Jones, the Telegraph’s Phil Johnston and Gordon Brown’s pollster Deborah Mattinson discuss soft vs hard Brexit, the Prime Minister’s leadership and the unforeseen Labour surge.

Duration: 00:44:06


Episode 13: Election special - ‘Election disaster means Theresa May’s going to have to go soft on Brexit’

6/9/2017
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In this special election day episode, Christopher Hope is on College Green outside the Houses of Parliament as the results come in. He’s joined by politicians on both sides of the political divide to discuss what this election disaster means for Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and, importantly, for Brexit.

Duration: 00:44:10


Prime Minister Theresa May Interview Special: Vote today to show that ‘democracy will not be deterred by terrorists’

6/7/2017
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Prime Minister Theresa May says our democracy will not be deterred by terrorists as she joins Chief Political Correspondent Christopher “Chopper” Hope for a bonus edition of his Election Podcast.

Duration: 00:11:25


Episode 12: ‘Failure is less than 80′ - a warning to Theresa May

6/2/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Election Podcast, Chief Political Correspondent Christopher ‘Chopper’ Hope hosts a round table with Telegraph columnists Fraser Nelson, Janet Daley and Harry De Quetteville to discuss policies, personalities and the polls.

Duration: 00:41:22


Episode 11: Punters are betting thousands of pounds that Corbyn will be the next PM

5/26/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Election Podcast, Chief Political Correspondent Christopher ‘Chopper’ Hope talks to experts about how the Manchester terror attack could impact on the election, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s recent rise in the polls.

Duration: 00:40:30


Episode 10: Corbyn as Prime Minister would damage special relationship with US, says Trump ally​

5/19/2017
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This week, podcast host and Chief Political Correspondent Christopher ‘Chopper’ Hope hits the road to interview the Governor of Mississippi and key Trump ally Phil Bryant in London, chase down the Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron in Portsmouth, and attend the unveiling of the Tory party manifesto in Halifax.

Duration: 01:01:22


Episode 9: Jean-Claude Juncker is trying to get me the sack, says Brexit secretary David Davis

5/12/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Election Podcast, Chief Political Correspondent Christopher ‘Chopper’ Hope visits Brexit Country with Tory Cabinet Minister David Davis to talk EU interference in the election, a possible deal for UK expats and Jeremy Corbyn’s car crash campaign.

Duration: 00:30:50


Episode 8: ‘I want Diane Abbott in the Treasury, just for the jokes’ - why cartoonist Matt is hoping for a Coalition of Chaos

5/5/2017
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This week on Chopper’s Election Podcast listen to the Telegraph’s Matt Pritchett, pollster Matthew Goodwin, former Labour election strategist Kevin Craig and Europe Editor Peter Foster on political pratfalls, Brexit briefings and the devious art of campaign posters.

Duration: 00:49:24

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