Politics Weekly

Politics Weekly

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

Episodes

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

America elects Donald Trump - Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana is joined by Gary Younge, Randeep Ramesh, Hannah Peaker and Mona Chalabi to discuss the election of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States. As reaction pours in from around the world, we look at what powers he’ll have and why the polls got it so wrong Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution

US election and Brexit's article 50 court case – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Hadley Freeman and Martin Kettle to discuss the US presidential election and the high court’s ruling against the government that parliament must be involved in the article 50 process of leaving the EU High court says parliament must vote on triggering article 50 – Politics live

Heathrow third runway and Calais camp demolition – Politics Weekly podcast  

Rowena Mason is joined by Esther Addley, Julian Glover and Gwyn Topham to discuss the government’s decision to approve a new runway at Heathrow airport. It’s led to cabinet splits and the resignation of a Tory MP, but will it actually happen? Plus Angelique Chrisafis on the dismantling of the refugee camp in Calais

Brussels talks Brexit (briefly) – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana is in Brussels this week where Theresa May marks her 100th day in office at an EU summit. As Brexit looms over her whole premiership, we hear from Tory MEP Syed Kamall on how the prime minister should engage with the EU institutions. Plus: Jennifer Rankin, John Stevens and Florence Autret discuss the summit and Paul Lewis in Nevada reviews the final US presidential debate

Brexit fears send pound tumbling – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart hears from Vince Cable, Larry Elliott, Catherine Colebrook and Rafael Behr on Brexit and the tumbling value of the pound. Plus Ed Miliband on parliament’s role in Brexit and Labour MP Chi Onwurah on the party’s reshuffle

Brexit Britain: Theresa May's plan – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana is joined by Rowena Mason, Andrew Gimson, John Crace and Deborah Mattinson at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham. The new prime minister set out her timetable for Brexit and set out her vision for Britain that ‘works for everyone’

Corbyn's relaunch and Labour's conference – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart hears from MPs and delegates at Labour’s annual conference as the party renewed its leader Jeremy Corbyn’s mandate. In a week of heated debate on the future of the party, we hear from Emily Thornberry, shadow foreign secretary, who has responsibility for Labour’s stance on Brexit

Can Labour reunite? – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana follows the Labour leadership contest into its final week after a gruelling summer of hustings, roadshows and rallies. With Jeremy Corbyn on course for victory, he tells us he’s ready to reunite the party

Grammar schools and boundary reform – Politics Weekly podcast  

Heather Stewart is joined by Sonia Sodha, Randeep Ramesh and Ryan Shorthouse to discuss Theresa May’s plan to lift the ban on new grammar schools and we hear from Labour’s shadow education secretary Angela Rayner. Plus: are the plans to redraw the constituencies on Britain’s political map fair?

Ed Balls on Strictly versus politics, plus the true meaning of Brexit – Politics Weekly podcast  

Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart return for a new parliamentary term as ministers, pressure groups and backbenchers begin to grapple with the meaning of Brexit – and how it can be implemented. Plus we hear from Ed Balls on his post-politics career, a new book and his debut on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing

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