Politics Weekly

Politics Weekly

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Political analysis from the Guardian and Observer's top journalists and commentators

Episodes

Westminster attacked – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anne Perkins is joined by Hugh Muir, Polly Toynbee, Alan Travis and Heather Stewart to discuss the terrorist attack in Westminster and the political response. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

SNP call for new independence referendum – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana hears from the SNP’s Westminster leader Angus Robertson on his party’s call for a new independence referendum. Plus Severin Carrell, Ewen MacAskill and Anne Perkins discuss its impact on the government’s Brexit talks. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Tories face tax revolt and Northern Ireland's deadlock – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart is joined by Larry Elliott, Jonathan Freedland, Rowena Mason and Torsten Bell to discuss Philip Hammond’s first budget. We hear from Labour’s Jonathan Reynolds and Tory Ed Vaizey. Plus: Henry McDonald in Belfast on the deadlock in Northern Ireland’s power-sharing talks. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

How can Labour reunite? – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana is joined by Paul Mason, Zoe Williams and Richard Angell to discuss whether Labour’s warring factions can put aside their differences and reconnect with lost voters. Plus John McDonnell on tackling tax avoidance. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Should economists share the blame for populism? – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart is joined by Andrew Lilico, Ann Pettifor, Jonathan Portes, Rachel Reeves and Vince Cable for an extended discussion at a Guardian Live event in London. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Trump's Russia links, byelections preview and the Brexit bill – Politics Weekly podcast  

Rowena Mason is joined by Helen Pidd, Julian Coman and Alan Renwick to discuss the forthcoming byelections in the Labour-held seats of Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent. Plus Luke Harding on what we know about Donald Trump’s links with Russia. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

The role of the EU parliament – Brexit podcast  

Guy Verhofstadt, the EU parliament’s chief negotiator tells us that Britain will not be allowed to get a better deal than it currently has from the EU in the coming Brexit talks. Plus Labour MEP Richard Corbett and our Brussels bureau chief Daniel Boffey describe how the EU parliament will hope to shape Brexit. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

The housing crisis, the Brexit bill and the French election – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Ryan Shorthouse and John Healey to discuss the passage of the Brexit bill through the Commons and the government’s new housing strategy. Plus we hear from Labour’s leader in the Lords, Baroness Smith, and Angelique Chrisafis on the French election. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

MPs back Brexit and Trump's travel ban – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana is joined by Kate Andrews, Sonia Sodha and Owen Jones in a week where the government’s short Brexit bill cleared its first parliamentary hurdle. Plus a chaotic travel ban instigated by Donald Trump drew worldwide protests – but should Britain cancel his forthcoming state visit?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Trump, May and the Brexit bill – Politics Weekly podcast  

Rowena Mason is joined by Rafael Behr, Ros Taylor and Tom Clark to discuss how parliament will divide on the government’s Brexit bill and what to expect from Theresa May’s visit to the White House. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Theresa May's Brexit wishlist – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana is joined in Westminster by Hugo Dixon, Heather Stewart and Jonathan Isaby to discuss Theresa May’s list of negotiating positions ahead of Brexit talks with the EU. We hear from Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer and from two MPs on the Brexit committee: Labour’s Seema Malhotra and John Whittingdale of the Conservatives. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

The rights of EU citizens in the UK – Brexit podcast  

Jon Henley is joined by Lisa O’Carroll, Nicolas Hatton, Andrew Tingley and Jakub Krupa to discus the future rights of EU citizens currently living in the UK in the build up to this year’s Brexit negotiations. Plus we hear from former Vote Leave chair Gisela Stuart who calls on the government to act now to guarantee residency rights for EU nationals in Britain. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Relaunches and resolutions from Corbyn to May – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart is joined by John Harris, Anne Perkins and Max Wind-Cowie to discuss the new year speeches from Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn. Plus Conservative MP Maria Miller on the representation of women in parliament and Henry McDonald on the crisis in the Northern Ireland assembly. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Deciphering Article 50 – Brexit means... podcast  

Jon Henley is joined by Jolyon Maugham, Philip Syrpis, Jennifer Rankin and Owen Bowcott to discuss the legal challenges to the government’s use of Article 50, and how the EU will interpret the Lisbon Treaty’s exit mechanism in the coming negotiations. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

A year of Brexit – Politics Weekly podcast live  

Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart host a live podcast event in London looking back at a political year dominated by Brexit. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Brexit at the supreme court and the Casey review – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana hears from former attorney general Dominic Grieve on the supreme court Brexit hearings and from the SNP’s Stephen Gethins. Plus: following a major report on integration we hear from Shaista Gohir, Sunder Katwala, Phoebe Griffith and Labour’s Chuka Umunna. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

The Story So Far - Brexit Means... Podcast  

Introducing ‘Brexit Means ...’ our new in-depth Brexit podcast with the Guardian’s European affairs correspondent Jon Henley. In this first episode we look back at the brief history of Brexit: from David Cameron’s fateful promise to hold an ‘in/out’ referendum to Theresa May’s tautologous mantra that ‘Brexit means Brexit’. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Labour's Ukip problem – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart hears from Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer on protecting the rights of EU nationals in Britain. Plus Robert Ford on the new Ukip leader Paul Nuttall, Jessica Elgot in Richmond Park and Stephanie Kirchgaessner on Italy’s referendum. With James Morris, Rafael Behr and Anne Perkins

The Brexit black hole – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana in Westminster picks through Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement with Heather Stewart, James Plunkett and Andrew Gimson. Plus Rachel Reeves and Alison McGovern vow to continue the work of their friend and colleague Jo Cox , whose murderer was jailed for life this week

Prosecco, Brexit and the Trump transition – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart is joined by Ian Dunt, Rowena Mason and Matthew D’Ancona to discuss the government’s tight-lipped approach to Brexit

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