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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

    UK prepares for a second wave: Politics Weekly podcast

    UK prepares for a second wave: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jonathan Freedland and Jessica Elgot discuss the last week in Westminster. Peter Walker talks to the Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Ed Davey. Plus Rajeev Syal talks to the head of the FDA union about the state of the civil service. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 37 min
    Russian reports and EU summits: Politics Weekly podcast

    Russian reports and EU summits: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jonathan Freedland, Luke Harding and Kate Proctor discuss the week’s news from Westminster. Jennifer Rankin reports on a historic EU spending agreement. Plus, Peter Walker speaks with two candidates running for the Green party leadership. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 39 min
    Masks force the latest government U-turn: Politics Weekly podcast

    Masks force the latest government U-turn: Politics Weekly podcast

    Heather Stewart and Polly Toynbee look at the latest news from Westminster. Dan Sabbagh explains what the Huawei decision means for the Tory government. Plus, Rajeev Syal talks the Welsh minister for health, Vaughan Gething. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 36 min
    Sunak spends as Johnson defends: Politics Weekly podcast

    Sunak spends as Johnson defends: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jonathan Freedland and Kate Proctor look at what Rishi Sunak announced in the summer statement. Rajeev Syal speaks to Sir Peter Soulsby, the mayor of Leicester, about what the government got wrong with the city’s local lockdown. Plus, the Spectator’s Kate Andrews and Labour peer Stewart Wood discuss the politics of a second wave. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 44 min
    Leicester lockdown puts government on notice: Politics Weekly podcast

    Leicester lockdown puts government on notice: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jonathan Freedland and Sonia Sodha break down a chock-a-block week for the government and opposition. Patrick Wintour explains the latest spat in the Commonwealth, and local councillors David Williams and James Lewis discuss council finance pressures post-Covid-19. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 41 min
    England's independence day from lockdown: Politics Weekly podcast

    England's independence day from lockdown: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jonathan Freedland and Kate Proctor discuss Westminster’s easing of lockdown, Peter Walker updates us on housing minister Robert Jenrick’s troubles, and Miatta Fahnbulleh and Anoosh Chakelian discuss what’s next for the UK economy after furlough. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 42 min

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