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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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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

    The government fails to fix testing problem: Politics Weekly podcast

    The government fails to fix testing problem: Politics Weekly podcast

    Rowena Mason chats to Kate Proctor, Andrew Fisher, and Jennifer Rankin about what’s happening in politics this week, including the latest Covid-19 measures, the Labour leadership campaign and how the UK and EU are navigating their first post-Brexit crisis Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 38 min
    Parliament closes and lockdown continues: Politics Weekly podcast

    Parliament closes and lockdown continues: Politics Weekly podcast

    Heather Stewart looks at different aspects of the impact of Covid-19 on political life in the UK, including pressure on local government. Plus, Libby Brooks reports on the Alex Salmond trial. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 34 min
    Where will we be after coronavirus? Politics Weekly podcast

    Where will we be after coronavirus? Politics Weekly podcast

    Heather Stewart is joined by Miatta Fahnbulleh, Polly Mackenzie and Ryan Shorthouse to talk about the possible consequences of the UK government’s response to Covid-19. Plus, Rajeev Syal talks to the former head of the civil service Lord Kerslake about how Whitehall deals with a national emergency. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 38 min
    Sunak delivers budget bonanza: Politics Weekly podcast

    Sunak delivers budget bonanza: Politics Weekly podcast

    Rowena Mason is joined by Heather Stewart, Larry Elliott, Rachel Wolf and James Morris to discuss how the UK economy will fare. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 36 min
    Crisis control at Tory HQ: Politics Weekly podcast

    Crisis control at Tory HQ: Politics Weekly podcast

    Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Matt Forde and Andrew Gimson to discuss the various crises embroiling the Tory government, from coronavirus to bullying claims. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 41 min
    Dominic Cummings' war on the civil service: Politics Weekly podcast

    Dominic Cummings' war on the civil service: Politics Weekly podcast

    Rowena Mason is joined by Marie Le Conte, Karin Robinson, Raoul Ruparel and Tim Bale to discuss turmoil in Whitehall, the US Democrats’ Super Tuesday, and the upcoming EU trade talks. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 35 min

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