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Sky's Sophy Ridge presents agenda-setting political interviews and analysis. Every Sunday, Sophy examines how decisions made in Westminster affect the lives of the public. This podcast features the best interviews and Sophy's analysis.

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Sky's Sophy Ridge presents agenda-setting political interviews and analysis. Every Sunday, Sophy examines how decisions made in Westminster affect the lives of the public. This podcast features the best interviews and Sophy's analysis.

    Treat them mean, keep them quarantine(d) | Dominic Raab & Tony Blair

    Treat them mean, keep them quarantine(d) | Dominic Raab & Tony Blair

    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab explains why the government has reimposed quarantine for Britons returning to the UK from Spain, and why it was done with so little notice. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair calls for more coronavirus testing, and lays out his concerns about the future of the Union. Plus Sophy and the team look back over the last few months.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Problems from abroad | Dominic Raab & Lisa Nandy

    Problems from abroad | Dominic Raab & Lisa Nandy

    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab responds to calls from the family of Harry Dunn to raise his case with the US Secretary of State. He also promises an update on the UK's extradition deal with Hong Kong, and hits out at "reprehensible" Russian behaviour. Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy explains Labour's shift in foreign policy.

    • 44 min
    Bestest friends | Michael Gove & Sir Richard Dearlove

    Bestest friends | Michael Gove & Sir Richard Dearlove

    Michael Gove says International Trade Secretary Liz Truss is one of his "bestest friends" amid rumours the UK's border will not be ready for the end of the Brexit transition period. He urges people to return to work, but will not say that the government plans to make face masks mandatory in shops in England. Sir Richard Dearlove, former head of MI6, calls for a "reset" in the UK's relationship with China.

    • 48 min
    Super Saturday? | Matt Hancock & Anneliese Dodds

    Super Saturday? | Matt Hancock & Anneliese Dodds

    Health Secretary Matt Hancock says "very largely people have acted responsibly" after pubs, restaurants and other establishments reopened. He also says the government could fine or shut down businesses not operating safely. Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds lays out her demands for Rishi Sunak's upcoming statement.

    • 43 min
    More guidelines than rules? | Priti Patel, Mark Drakeford & Jonathan Reynolds

    More guidelines than rules? | Priti Patel, Mark Drakeford & Jonathan Reynolds

    Home Secretary Priti Patel defends the Prime Minister after Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford accuses Boris Johnson of overly-optimistic "messaging" on coronavirus. She denies Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham has undermined compliance with lockdown rules. She also refuses to say that Boris Johnson had no contact with the property developer at the heart of the Robert Jenrick scandal. Jonathan Reynolds explains why Keir Starmer sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey.

    • 39 min
    Putting the PUB in Public Health | Matt Hancock & Yotam Ottolenghi

    Putting the PUB in Public Health | Matt Hancock & Yotam Ottolenghi

    Health Secretary Matt Hancock gives a strong hint that pubs and restaurants will reopen on 4 July. He defends the government's Test and Trace system and the failure to launch the NHS app. Chef Yotam Ottolenghi explains the practical barriers that restaurants face to reopen.

    • 44 min

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