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Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

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Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

    Chancellor Sajid Javid talks up the economy, and what’s next after Brexit Day

    Chancellor Sajid Javid talks up the economy, and what’s next after Brexit Day

    UK chancellor Sajid Javid has been in Davos with the world's rich and powerful this week, talking up the UK economy post-Brexit. Is there good news on the economy, and is there more to him than a very junior partner to Prime Minister Boris Johnson? Brexit Day is next Friday, but that doesn't mean it'll all be over. We discuss what happens next - expect a roller-coaster year. Presented by Miranda Green, with Robert Shrimsley, David Bond, Delphine Strauss and Laura Hughes. Produced by Anna Dedhar and Jack Denton For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 23 min
    What the EU Brexit negotiations might bring, and how the Labour leadership race is hotting up

    What the EU Brexit negotiations might bring, and how the Labour leadership race is hotting up

    What line is Brussels likely to take in the next phase of talks now Prime Minister Boris Johnson has his mandate to act tough? Keir Starmer is ahead in the competition to replace Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn but Rebecca Long Bailey and Lisa Nandy are making their marks. Plus, a discussion of the FT’s profile of the powerful Dominic Cummings in No 10. Presented by Miranda Green, with George Parker, Jim Pickard and Sam Fleming.Produced by Anna Dedhar and Jack Denton For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 20 min
    Keir Starmer leads the Labour leadership race, Boris Johnson hits his first Brexit obstacle

    Keir Starmer leads the Labour leadership race, Boris Johnson hits his first Brexit obstacle

    The contest to succeed Jeremy Corbyn is well underway, with Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long Bailey in poll position. Can any of the other candidates halt their momentum? Who will make it on the ballot paper? Plus, we discuss Ursula von der Leyen’s first encounter with Boris Johnson and how he might tackle alignment in a future trade deal. Presented by Sebastian Payne, with George Parker, Jim Pickard, Robert Shrimsley and Laura Hughes. Produced by Anna Dedhar.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 34 min
    Interview special: James Blitz

    Interview special: James Blitz

    After 28 years at the FT, Whitehall editor James Blitz looks back on his time as political editor and defence editor, and the stories he has covered - including Tony Blair’s election victory, the Iraq war, the fights with Gordon Brown, the future of the armed forces, the civil service and Brexit. Presented by Sebastian Payne and produced by Anna Dedhar. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 31 min
    Interview special: Lionel Barber

    Interview special: Lionel Barber

    After 14 years of editing the Financial Times, Lionel Barber discusses British politics over the last three decades - including the fall of Margaret Thatcher, her relationship with Ronald Reagan, the first Conservative wars over Europe, the rise of New Labour, the financial crisis, Brexit and Boris Johnson. Presented by Sebastian Payne, and produced by Anna Dedhar. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 32 min
    Another Queen’s Speech, another Brexit vote - plus Labour leadership latest

    Another Queen’s Speech, another Brexit vote - plus Labour leadership latest

    Parliament returned this week and Boris Johnson delivered on his election pledge of voting on Brexit legislation before Christmas. We discuss what lies ahead for the government’s programme, the new Bank of England governor and the mini cabinet non-reshuffle. Plus, we examine the latest in the Labour leadership race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon’s efforts to push for another Scottish independence referendum. Presented by Sebastian Payne, with George Parker, Miranda Green, Robert Shirmsley, Jim Pickard and Mure Dickie. Produced by Anna Dedhar and Eoin McSweeney. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 35 min

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