The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly

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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      Panel discussion: How are gender equality victories won in 2017?


      At the Guardian women seminar, panellists Karen Mattison (Timewise) Amanda Gardiner (Pearson), anti-FGM campaigner Leyla Hussein, Channel 4 News reporter Lindsey Hilsum and barrister Dexter Dias talk about the challenges for feminism in 2017. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast


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      Plots, feuds and summer reading – Politics Weekly podcast


      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


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      41m
       2017-07-19

      MP abuse and the gig economy - Politics Weekly podcast


      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


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      40m
       2017-07-13

      Public sector pay – Politics Weekly podcast


      Heather Stewart is joined by Rafael Behr, Polly Toynbee and Sam Hall to discuss the Tory wobbles on the public sector pay cap. Plus: Labour’s Baroness Smith on how Brexit bills will fare in the Lords and Cathy O’Neil on regulating big data. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast


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      39m
       2017-07-05

      Theresa May's deal with the DUP – Politics Weekly podcast


      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


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      36m
       2017-06-29

      Can May's minority government last? Politics Weekly podcast


      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


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      32m
       2017-06-23

      Is a soft Brexit back on the cards? Politics Weekly podcast


      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


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      26m
       2017-06-15

      So … what happens now? Election Daily podcast


      Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Polly Toynbee in the last of our Election Daily podcasts. The dust still hasn’t settled from Friday’s shock results, so what now for Labour? What now for the country? And how long for Theresa May?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast


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      26m
       2017-06-12

      The result: hung parliament – Election Daily podcast


      Owen Jones, Jonathan Freedland and Heather Stewart discuss another momentous shift in the political landscape after Theresa May’s snap election resulted in the Conservatives losing their parliamentary majority. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast


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      32m
       2017-06-09

      Swing seats and merciless marginals – Election Daily podcast


      Jonathan Freedland and Zoe Williams are joined by reporters and analysts to pick out the key seats to watch in the 2017 general election. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast


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      27m
       2017-06-08