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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

    15/01/2022

    15/01/2022

    As the Prime Minister deals with allegations of rule-breaking parties in Downing Street, the Daily Mirror's Political Editor Pippa Crerar is joined by former Justice Secretary Robert Buckland and Labour's leader in the Lords Angela Smith. The former Chief Constable of Durham, Mike Barton, gives his view on whether the Metropolitan Police should investigate the Number Ten parties. Kirsty Buchanan, who used to work for Liz Truss, analyses how the Foreign Secretary will approach the Brexit talks with the EU. And former Cabinet minister, Justine Greening, and director of the Centre for Policy Studies, Robert Colville, discuss what it means to be a Tory today.

    • 27 min
    08/01/2022

    08/01/2022

    Assistant Editor of the Spectator Isabel Hardman interviews Lord Mandelson, and presents discussions on: NHS resilience, with Dame Una O’Brien, permanent secretary at the Department of Health 2010-2016 and Dr Kieran Mullan MP, Conservative and A&E doctor.

    The cost of living, with Stephen McPartland MP, Conservative and Torsten Bell, Chief Executive of the Resolution Foundation.

    And how to be an effective committee chair, with Dame Diana Johnson MP, new Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee and Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Select Committee.

    • 28 min
    18/12/2021

    18/12/2021

    Radio 4's assessment of developments at Westminster

    • 27 min

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