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London, United Kingdom

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The Guardian

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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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@GdnPolitics

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English

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Episodes

Boris, Brexit and the Labour rulebook – Politics Weekly podcast

9/20/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Boris Johnson’s biographer Sonia Purnell to discuss the foreign secretary’s 4,000-word intervention on Brexit this week. Plus: the Labour chair Ian Lavery on changes to the party’s leadership election rules. On the panel: Gaby Hinsliff, Paul Mason and Richard Angell. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:41:51


Henry VIII powers and public sector pay – Politics Weekly podcast

9/12/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Ian Dunt, Rowena Mason, Jill Rutter and Randeep Ramesh to discuss the Henry VIII powers in the EU withdrawal bill and government plans to ease the public sector pay freeze. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:37:16


Plots, leaks and Brexit tweaks – Politics Weekly podcast

9/7/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Owen Jones, Rowena Mason, Anand Menon and Alan Travis to discuss a leaked government document on how to manage post-Brexit EU migration. Plus we hear from Alison McGovern on her campaign to keep Britain in the single market and from Jessica Elgot on how Brexit has brought a new breed of rebellious MPs. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:39:56


Panel discussion: How are gender equality victories won in 2017?

8/8/2017
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At the Guardian women seminar, panellists Karen Mattison (Timewise) Amanda Gardiner (Pearson), anti-FGM campaigner Leyla Hussein, Channel 4 News reporter Lindsey Hilsum and barrister Dexter Dias talk about the challenges for feminism in 2017. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:44:03


Plots, feuds and summer reading – Politics Weekly podcast

7/19/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Kate Maltby, Steve Richards and Jonathan Freedland to discuss the cabinet infighting threatening to derail the government. Plus we get tips from MPs Keith Simpson and Chris Bryant on summer reading lists. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:42:06


MP abuse and the gig economy - Politics Weekly podcast

7/13/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Matthew Taylor, Boni Sones, Robert Booth and Sonia Sodha to discuss the abuse faced by politicians on social media and elsewhere and the government’s response to a new review of self-employment and the ‘gig economy’. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:41:04


Public sector pay – Politics Weekly podcast

7/5/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Rafael Behr, Polly Toynbee and Sam Hall to discuss the Tory wobbles on the public sector pay cap. Plus: Labour’s Baroness Smith on how Brexit bills will fare in the Lords and Cathy O’Neil on regulating big data. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:39:38


Theresa May's deal with the DUP – Politics Weekly podcast

6/29/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Sean Worth and Andy Beckett to discuss Theresa May’s post-election deal with the Democratic Unionist party in Northern Ireland to ensure a majority in the Commons. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:36:03


Is a soft Brexit back on the cards? Politics Weekly podcast

6/15/2017
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Anushka Asthana heads back to the House of Commons post-election to find out what the shock result of a hung parliament could mean for Britain’s EU exit. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:26:39


So … what happens now? Election Daily podcast

6/12/2017
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Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Polly Toynbee in the last of our Election Daily podcasts. The dust still hasn’t settled from Friday’s shock results, so what now for Labour? What now for the country? And how long for Theresa May?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:27:15


The result: hung parliament – Election Daily podcast

6/9/2017
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Owen Jones, Jonathan Freedland and Heather Stewart discuss another momentous shift in the political landscape after Theresa May’s snap election resulted in the Conservatives losing their parliamentary majority. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:32:52


Swing seats and merciless marginals – Election Daily podcast

6/8/2017
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Jonathan Freedland and Zoe Williams are joined by reporters and analysts to pick out the key seats to watch in the 2017 general election. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:28:21


Diane Abbott steps aside – Election Daily podcast

6/7/2017
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Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Polly Billington and Matthew D’Ancona on the last day of the election campaign to discuss Theresa May’s promise to rip up human rights laws if they impede her counter-terrorism plans, and the shadow home secretary Diane Abbott stepping aside due to ill health Leave your election questions for Jonathan and Owen here. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:25:25


It's not the economy, stupid – Election Daily podcast

6/6/2017
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Owen Jones and Jonathan Freedland are joined by Zoe Williams to discuss why the economy has played such a limited role in this election. Plus: London mayor Sadiq Khan becomes the latest target of Donald Trump’s Twitter feed. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:20:22


Police cuts and 'enough is enough' – Election Daily podcast

6/5/2017
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Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Prospect editor Tom Clark to discuss the political response to the terrorist attack in London on Saturday night which left seven people dead and 48 injured Leave your election questions for Jonathan and Owen here. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:26:04


Corbyn rules out coalition – Politics Weekly podcast

6/2/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Paul Mason, Randeep Ramesh and Polly Toynbee to discuss a week in which polls showed Labour quickly gaining ground on the Conservatives as Theresa May’s faltering campaign continues. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:25:30


May too busy with Brexit for TV debate – Election Daily podcast

6/1/2017
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Owen Jones and Rafael Behr are joined by Jessica Elgot to discuss the seven-way BBC leaders’ debate which Theresa May decided to skip, reportedly to focus on her 12-point Brexit plan. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:23:53


Should you believe the polls? – Election Daily podcast

5/31/2017
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Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Stephen Bush of the New Statesman to discuss YouGov’s bombshell poll projection. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:26:30


Jeremy v Jeremy – Election Daily podcast

5/30/2017
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Owen Jones and Jonathan Freedland are joined by the Observer’s Sonia Sodha to discuss how the party leaders fared in their televised battle with Jeremy Paxman and a studio audience. Plus: whatever happened to the ‘Brexit election’?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:22:46


The state of the race – Election Daily podcast

5/29/2017
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Ten days before the general election, Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones discuss the state of a race in which the Conservatives’ poll lead has narrowed amid policy U-turns and a brief suspension of campaigning. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:29:11

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