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A weekly review of British politics, featuring the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. FT Politics is presented by Sebastian Payne.

A weekly review of British politics, featuring the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. FT Politics is presented by Sebastian Payne.
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A weekly review of British politics, featuring the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. FT Politics is presented by Sebastian Payne.

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English


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Theresa May's Brexit speech in Florence

9/23/2017
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The UK prime minister delivered a landmark speech in Italy on Friday with the aim of unlocking the stalled Brexit negotiations. Did she say enough to bring the EU and the UK closer together? With Alex Barker and James Blitz of the Financial Times, plus Henry Newman from the Open Europe think tank. Presented by Sebastian Payne. Produced Aleksandra Wisniewska and Martin Stabe.

Duration: 00:25:31


Theresa May heads to Florence, and unfreezing the pay cap

9/16/2017
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The UK prime minister is set to give a big Brexit speech in Florence next week - what might she say and how important is it? And has the government made the right decision to lift the public sector pay cap? With George Parker, Sarah O’Connor, James Blitz and Miranda Green of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne. Produced by Anna Dedhar.

Duration: 00:28:20


The repeal bill, and Labour's Brexit repositioning

9/9/2017
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As parliament debates the legislation for Britain's EU exit, we discuss the dangers of the Henry VIII powers and Keir Starmer's new line on customs union. With George Parker, Jim Packard, Miranda Green and David Allen Green. Presented by Jonathan Derbyshire and produced by Anna Dedhar.

Duration: 00:31:24


Brexit talks round three and will Theresa May cling on?

9/2/2017
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The political news season has kicked off again with David Davis going head-to-head with Michel Barnier in Brussels - have the talks stalled already? And does Theresa May have any chance of leading her party into the next election? With Alex Barker and James Blitz of the Financial Times, plus Isabel Hardman from The Spectator magazine. Presented by Sebastian Payne and produced by Anna Dedhar.

Duration: 00:28:35


Summer special: immigration

8/26/2017
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Will the UK ever manage to reduce migration levels to the "tens of thousands?" Should it? And how will immigration change after the UK has left the EU? With Helen Warrell of the Financial Times, plus Owen Tudor from the Trades Union Congress and Steve Ballinger of British Future. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:30:50


Summer special: the education debate

8/18/2017
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Who should pay for expanding undergraduate degrees, the shake-up of state school funding and apprenticeships. With Claer Barrett and Sarah O'Connor of the FT and Nigel Keohane of the Social Market Foundation. Presented by Miranda Green.

Duration: 00:35:45


Summer special: fixing Britain's housing crisis

8/12/2017
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Why is the UK not building enough new homes when there is a consensus that more are desperately needed? And is social housing receiving the attention it deserves? With Judith Evans and John Gapper of the Financial Times, plus Sam Bowman from the Adam Smith Institute. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:29:54


Summer special: the devolution revolution

8/5/2017
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Britain has been promised that political power will flow from Whitehall to local government to help rebalance the economy - but how successful has it been? With Brian Groom of the Financial Times, plus author Julian Glover and Andrew Adonis, chair of the National Infrastructure Commission. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:30:07


Summer special: Brexit one year in

7/29/2017
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In the first of our summer policy specials, the Financial Times examines the state of Brexit one year after the hustoric vote to leave the EU - what progress has been made, the triumphs and failures to date, and what lies ahead. With Alex Barker and Sarah Gordon, plus Henry Newman from the Open Europe think tank. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:27:52


Brexit reset and a summer of plotting

7/22/2017
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How did the second batch of talks between Britain and Brussels go? And will the Conservative leadership plots to overthrow Theresa May grow over the summer break? With George Parker and Philip Stephens of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:25:19


Brexit at home and abroad

7/15/2017
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As the UK prepares to enter the next round of negotiations with the EU, we discuss how much progress has been made, whether Brussels and Britain are on the same page and what will happen next week. With George Parker, Alex Barker and Daniel Dombey of the Financial Times, plus Jill Rutter from the Institute for Government. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:29:38


Theresa May listens to business and Labour deselections

7/8/2017
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With George Parker and Miranda Green of the Financial Times, plus commentators Paul Mason and John McTernan. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:28:40


A good week for Theresa May, a bad one for Jeremy Corbyn

7/1/2017
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The Queen's Speech is passed through the Commons, the DUP deal is sealed and Labour's splits on Brexit are exposed. With George Parker, James Blitz and Miranda Green of the Financial Times, plus Ayesha Hazarika. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:34:03


One year on since the referendum and the Queen's Speech

6/24/2017
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Plus, why the Conservatives have failed to negotiate a deal with the DUP. With Jim Pickard, Miranda Green and Vincent Boland of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:26:25


Theresa May's future, the Grenfell fire and the end of austerity

6/17/2017
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With Martin Wolf, Chris Giles, Henry Mance and Miranda Green of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:25:44


Election wrap-up, and how long will Theresa May last?

6/10/2017
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With Janan Ganesh, Miranda Green and Matt Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne

Duration: 00:26:09


General election: Theresa May loses her gamble

6/9/2017
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With George Parker and Matthew Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne

Duration: 00:14:36


Final week of the general election, and what Theresa May said to the FT

6/3/2017
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With Roula Khalaf, George Parker, Philip Stephens, Jim Pickard and Matt Singh of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne Read the full interview with Theresa May on ft.com

Duration: 00:29:05


The aftermath of the Manchester terror attack

5/27/2017
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A week in which Britain was shaken. And how Labour and Ukip will tackle terrorism. With George Parker, Sam Jones, Matt Singh and Miranda Green of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Duration: 00:27:07


Week 4 of the general election and Mayism takes shape

5/20/2017
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With George Parker, Robert Shrimsley, Miranda Green and Matt Singh of the Financial Times and Julian Glover, writer and former No 10 adviser. Presented by Jonathan Derbyshire

Duration: 00:28:19

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