The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly

The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Rowena Mason, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics

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Peter Mandelson on Labour and Europe: Politics Weekly podcast

In the first part of our Politics Weekly series, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Peter Mandelson, the former Labour cabinet minister and EU commissioner. The pair discuss Britain’s future relationship with Europe and the battle Sir Keir Starmer faces to get Labour back into power



UK prepares for a second wave: Politics Weekly podcast

Jonathan Freedland and Jessica Elgot discuss the last week in Westminster. Peter Walker talks to the Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Ed Davey. Plus Rajeev Syal talks to the head of the FDA union about the state of the civil service



Russian reports and EU summits: Politics Weekly podcast

Jonathan Freedland, Luke Harding and Kate Proctor discuss the week’s news from Westminster. Jennifer Rankin reports on a historic EU spending agreement. Plus, Peter Walker speaks with two candidates running for the Green party leadership



Masks force the latest government U-turn: Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart and Polly Toynbee look at the latest news from Westminster. Dan Sabbagh explains what the Huawei decision means for the Tory government. Plus, Rajeev Syal talks the Welsh minister for health, Vaughan Gething



Sunak spends as Johnson defends: Politics Weekly podcast

Jonathan Freedland and Kate Proctor look at what Rishi Sunak announced in the summer statement. Rajeev Syal speaks to Sir Peter Soulsby, the mayor of Leicester, about what the government got wrong with the city’s local lockdown. Plus, the Spectator’s Kate Andrews and Labour peer Stewart Wood discuss the politics of a second wave



Leicester lockdown puts government on notice: Politics Weekly podcast

Jonathan Freedland and Sonia Sodha break down a chock-a-block week for the government and opposition. Patrick Wintour explains the latest spat in the Commonwealth and local councillors David Williams and James Lewis discuss local council finance pressures post-Covid


 2020-07-01  41m

England's independence day from lockdown: Politics Weekly podcast

Jonathan Freedland and Kate Proctor discuss Westminster’s easing of lockdown, Peter Walker updates us on housing minister Robert Jenrick’s troubles, and Miatta Fahnbulleh and Anoosh Chakelian discuss what’s next for the UK economy after furlough


 2020-06-24  42m

A car crash week for Boris Johnson: Politics Weekly podcast

Jonathan Freedland and Frances Perraudin dissect the latest from Westminster. Lisa O’Carroll updates us on the Brexit talks, and the shadow health and social care secretary, Jonathan Ashworth, talks about the Labour party’s role in changing society


 2020-06-17  37m

Politicians grapple with racism in the UK: Politics Weekly podcast

Jonathan Freedland and Heather Stewart discuss the latest from Westminster, and Patrick Wintour explains why the UK might regret its position on Hong Kong. Plus Joseph Harker and Haroon Siddique discuss why MPs on both sides of the political divide struggle to address racism


 2020-06-10  36m

PM accused of 'winging' the Covid-19 response: Politics Weekly podcast

Sonia Sodha chats to Michael Savage about the latest in Westminster. Peter Walker talks to the Lib Dem leadership candidate Layla Moran, and Rajeev Syal reports on the latest restoration plans for the Palace of Westminster


 2020-06-03  39m