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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

    23/01/2021

    23/01/2021

    An account of the political week with Christopher Hope, chief political correspondent and assistant editor, Daily Telegraph. This weekend, we will be discussing: Joe Biden’s Presidency, with: Lord Robertson, Labour and Dr Liam Fox MP, Conservative. Taking government to task, with: Nusrat Ghani MP, Conservative and Jonathan Reynolds MP, shadow secretary of State for Work and Pensions. Culture wars, with: Daisy Cooper MP, deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats and Sir John Hayes MP, Conservative. 40 years on from the formation of the SDP, with: Lord Finkelstein, Conservative.

    Editor: Marie Jessel

    • 28 min
    16/01/2021

    16/01/2021

    Presented by Pippa Crerar of the Daily Mirror. This weekend, we will be discussing: Boris Johnson before the Liaison Committee, with Yvette Cooper MP, chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee and Tom Tugendhat MP, chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Labour's electoral challenge, with Lucy Powell MP, shadow minister for Business and Consumers and John Denham, former Labour MP, Gavin Williamson's record as education secretary, with Sam Freedman, CEO, Education Partnerships Group, and May elections, with Professor Jane Green, Department of Politics & IR, Oxford University.

    • 28 min
    09/01/2021

    09/01/2021

    Steve Richards assesses the political situation at the start of the year, with George Parker of the Financial Times, Anushka Asthana of the Guardian, and Chris Hope of the Daily Telegraph.

    Producer: Marie Jessel

    • 27 min

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