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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.

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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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

Brexit rebels and political books of the year – Politics Weekly podcast

12/14/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jessica Elgot, Tom McTague, Jess Phillips and Gaby Hinsliff to discuss the government’s defeat on an amendment to the EU withdrawal bill and the political books of the year. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:35:43


Review of the year – Politics Weekly podcast

12/7/2017
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Heather Stewart and Anushka Asthana are joined by Anand Menon, Angela Smith, Chris Wilkins, John Crace and a live studio audience to discuss a turbulent year in British politics. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 01:10:31


Trump's tweets and the Irish border – Politics Weekly podcast

11/30/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Andrew Lilico, Polly Toynbee, Brian Klaas and Brendan Cox to discuss outrage at President Trump’s sharing of anti-Muslim videos. Plus RTE’s Tony Connelly on the Irish border and Brexit. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:40:58


Budget 2017: austerity continues – Politics Weekly podcast

11/23/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Larry Elliott, Sonia Sodha and Robert Colvile to discuss the second budget of the year. Plus we hear from Robert Chote – the man responsible for the drastic downward revision to Britain’s economic growth forecasts – and the Resolution Foundation’s Matthew Whittaker. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:39:06


Britain's housing crisis and the Brexit bill – Politics Weekly podcast

11/15/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Nick Boles MP, Dawn Foster and Ian Mulheirn to discuss the UK’s housing crisis and the return to the Commons of the EU withdrawal bill. Plus Labour MP Tulip Siddiq on her constituent Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who is in prison in Iran. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:39:08


Tax avoidance – Politics Weekly podcast

11/8/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Juliette Garside, Hilary Osborne, Phillip Inman and Nicholas Shaxson to discuss the industrial-scale tax avoidance revealed in the Paradise Papers leak. Plus Mark Wallace of ConservativeHome on the government’s latest week from hell. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:39:25


Sexual harassment and 'sleaze' lists – Politics Weekly podcast

11/1/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Marie Le Conte, Gaby Hinsliff, Ayesha Hazerika and Boni Sones to discuss a wave of sexual harassment scandals in British politics with lists of MPs and their alleged misdemeanours appearing on line. Plus Stephanie Kirchgaessner on FBI indictments in Trump-Russia inquiry. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:34:50


Governing without a majority – Politics Weekly podcast

10/24/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Rowena Mason, Sonia Sodha and Meg Russell to discuss Theresa May’s ability to operate without a majority. Plus Prof Rob Ford on the Tories’ troublesome right flank and Conservative MP Ben Bradley on enticing young people to consider voting Tory. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:35:38


'No-deal' Brexit and attitudes on immigration – Politics Weekly podcast

10/19/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Torsten Bell of the Resolution Foundation, the Guardian’s Rowena Mason and Jonathan Freedland to discuss Brexit. Plus Bobby Duffy of Ipsos Mori on changing attitudes to immigration. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:42:14


Universal credit, SNP conference and the Green party – Politics Weekly podcast

10/10/2017
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Heather Stewart is joined by Patrick Butler, Deven Ghelani and Chris Goulden to discuss the acceleration in the rollout of universal credit. Plus we hear from Severin Carrell at the SNP conference and the Green party co-leader Jonathan Bartley. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:39:58


Sideshows and psychodramas: Conservative party conference – Politics Weekly podcast

10/4/2017
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Anushka Asthana is joined in Manchester by Rowena Mason, Matthew d’Ancona, John Crace and Kate McCann at the Conservative party conference. Plus we hear from MPs, ministers and members as Theresa May makes her keynote speech. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:30:06


Why are there so few BAME leaders in Britain? – podcast

9/29/2017
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The Colour of Power project has shown that just 3% of Britain’s most powerful people are non-white. What can be done to change this?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:30:01


Going mainstream: Labour party conference – Politics Weekly podcast

9/27/2017
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Rowena Mason at the Labour party conference in Brighton is joined by Anushka Asthana, Rafael Behr, Beth Foster-Ogg and John Crace. Plus we hear from Emily Thornberry, the shadow foreign secretary, on how this year’s conference shows Labour is ready for power. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:26:05


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


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


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


Can May's minority government last? Politics Weekly podcast

6/23/2017
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Anne Perkins, Dawn Foster and Rafael Behr to discuss Theresa May’s modest legislative agenda and the government’s faltering response to the Grenfell Tower disaster. We also hear from a cross-party selection of new MPs on their first week in parliament. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration: 00:32:42


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

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