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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      Outsourcing and the Carillion collapse – Politics Weekly podcast


      Anushka Asthana is joined by Andrew Adonis, Polly Toynbee, John Crace and Laura Parker to discuss the collapse of Carillion and the changes to Labour’s national executive committee. Plus James Murray, the deputy mayor of London, on getting to grips with the city’s housing crisis. 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's reshuffle and universal basic income – Politics Weekly podcast


      Heather Stewart and Anushka Asthana discuss the cabinet shake-up, plus Sonia Sodha, Torsten Bell and Neal Lawson on the concept of a universal basic income. 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's year, digital diplomacy and loneliness – Politics Weekly podcast


      Anushka Asthana is joined by Michael Savage, Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Sam Lowe to discuss a year that saw Jeremy Corbyn strengthen his position as Labour leader and confound expert predictions of Labour’s demise. Plus Tom Fletcher on digital diplomacy heading into 2018 and Seema Kennedy and Rachel Reeves on the scourge of loneliness. 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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      Brexit rebels and political books of the year – Politics Weekly podcast


      Heather Stewart is joined by Jessica Elgot, Tom McTague, Jess Phillips and Gaby Hinsliff to discuss the government’s defeat on an amendment to the EU withdrawal bill and the political books of the year. 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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      35m
       2017-12-14

      Brexit rebels and political books of the year – Politics Weekly podcast


      Heather Stewart is joined by Jessica Elgot, Tom McTague, Jess Phillips and Gaby Hinsliff to discuss the government’s defeat on an amendment to the EU withdrawal bill and the political books of the year. 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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      34m
       2017-12-14

      Review of the year – Politics Weekly podcast


      Heather Stewart and Anushka Asthana are joined by Anand Menon, Angela Smith, Chris Wilkins, John Crace and a live studio audience to discuss a turbulent year in British politics. 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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      1h10m
       2017-12-07

      Trump's tweets and the Irish border – Politics Weekly podcast


      Anushka Asthana is joined by Andrew Lilico, Polly Toynbee, Brian Klaas and Brendan Cox to discuss outrage at President Trump’s sharing of anti-Muslim videos. Plus RTE’s Tony Connelly on the Irish border and Brexit. 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
       2017-11-30

      Budget 2017: austerity continues – Politics Weekly podcast


      Heather Stewart is joined by Larry Elliott, Sonia Sodha and Robert Colvile to discuss the second budget of the year. Plus we hear from Robert Chote – the man responsible for the drastic downward revision to Britain’s economic growth forecasts – and the Resolution Foundation’s Matthew Whittaker. 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
       2017-11-23

      Britain's housing crisis and the Brexit bill – Politics Weekly podcast


      Anushka Asthana is joined by Nick Boles MP, Dawn Foster and Ian Mulheirn to discuss the UK’s housing crisis and the return to the Commons of the EU withdrawal bill. Plus Labour MP Tulip Siddiq on her constituent Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who is in prison in Iran. 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
       2017-11-15

      Tax avoidance – Politics Weekly podcast


      Heather Stewart is joined by Juliette Garside, Hilary Osborne, Phillip Inman and Nicholas Shaxson to discuss the industrial-scale tax avoidance revealed in the Paradise Papers leak. Plus Mark Wallace of ConservativeHome on the government’s latest week from hell. 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
       2017-11-08