FT Politics

FT Politics

United Kingdom

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

Episodes

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

With Janan Ganesh, Miranda Green and Matt Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne

General election: Theresa May loses her gamble  

With George Parker and Matthew Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne

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

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

The aftermath of the Manchester terror attack  

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.

Week 4 of the general election and Mayism takes shape  

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

Week of 3 general election and Labour's leaked manifesto  

How Theresa May is trying to soften her image, Ukip's decision to stand aside in many seats for the Tories and why Labour's draft manifesto was leaked. With George Parker, Jim Pickard, Miranda Green and Matt Singh of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Local elections: a blue wave hits Britain  

The Conservatives have made great gains in England and Scotland in the local and mayoral elections this week - what lies ahead for Labour? And what hints are there for June's general election? With George Parker and Miranda Green of the Financial Times, plus pollster Matt Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Week 2 of the 2017 general election and the revival of the Scottish Tories  

The pros and cons of tactical voting, Ukip's campaign launch, Labour's decline in the Wales and taxing issues for the Tories. With Henry Mance and Miranda Green of the Financial Times, plus commentator David Torrance and pollster Matt Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Week 1 of 2017 general election  

With George Parker, Miranda Green, Jim Pickard and Henry Mance of the Financial Times, plus pollster Matt Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Special: Theresa May calls a snap general election  

With Janan Ganesh, George Parker and Miranda Green of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Boris' blunders and grammar schools for 'ordinary people'  

With Roula Khalaf, Henry Mance and Miranda Green of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

US air strikes in Syria and May's Brexit repositioning  

With Roula Khalaf, Janan Ganesh, David Gardner and Henry Mance. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

Article 50 is triggered and the Great Repeal Bill arrives  

With George Parker, James Blitz and Kate Allan. plus Henry Newman from Open Europe. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

The attack on Westminster and Northern Ireland after Martin McGuinness  

With Robert Shrimsley, Jim Pickard, Vincent Boland and Miranda Green, Presented by Jonathan Derbyshire

Scotland's indyref2 and May vs. Hammond  

With Chris Giles, James Blitz, Mure Dickie and Kate Allen. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

The Budget unravels and the break up of the UK  

With the FT's George Parker, Sarah O'Connor, Henry Mance and Vincent Boland. Presented by Sebastian Payne

Spring Budget 2017 special  

With Martin Wolf of the FT, political commentator Miranda Green and Rupert Harrison of BlackRock, former chief of staff to George Osborne. Presented by Sebastian Payne and produced by Anna Dedhar

The Lords get a little difficult, and Ukip's civil war  

With James Blitz, Jim Pickard and Henry Mance of the FT, political commentator Miranda Green and John Denham, professor of English identity and politics. Presented by George Parker

The Stoke and Copeland by-elections and where they leave the parties now  

With the FT's George Parker, Jim Pickard, Andy Bounds and Miranda Green. Presented by Jonathan Derbyshire.

Tony Blair's speech and the scene in Stoke and Copeland  

With Kate Allen and Andy Bounds of the FT and political commentator John McTernan. Presented by Sebastian Payne

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