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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      Diane Abbott steps aside – Election Daily podcast


      Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Polly Billington and Matthew D’Ancona on the last day of the election campaign to discuss Theresa May’s promise to rip up human rights laws if they impede her counter-terrorism plans, and the shadow home secretary Diane Abbott stepping aside due to ill health Leave your election questions for Jonathan and Owen here. 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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      It's not the economy, stupid – Election Daily podcast


      Owen Jones and Jonathan Freedland are joined by Zoe Williams to discuss why the economy has played such a limited role in this election. Plus: London mayor Sadiq Khan becomes the latest target of Donald Trump’s Twitter feed. 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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      Police cuts and 'enough is enough' – Election Daily podcast


      Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Prospect editor Tom Clark to discuss the political response to the terrorist attack in London on Saturday night which left seven people dead and 48 injured Leave your election questions for Jonathan and Owen here. 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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      Corbyn rules out coalition – Politics Weekly podcast


      Anushka Asthana is joined by Paul Mason, Randeep Ramesh and Polly Toynbee to discuss a week in which polls showed Labour quickly gaining ground on the Conservatives as Theresa May’s faltering campaign continues. 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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      May too busy with Brexit for TV debate – Election Daily podcast


      Owen Jones and Rafael Behr are joined by Jessica Elgot to discuss the seven-way BBC leaders’ debate which Theresa May decided to skip, reportedly to focus on her 12-point Brexit plan. 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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