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Politics: Where Next?

Nov 30, 2018

As Theresa May heads off, quite inconveniently, to the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, the Commons vote on her Brexit deal looms ever closer. Gary asks Lord Peter Hennessy - venerated professor of post-war history - how he thinks this period of political and economic uncertainty will be written up in the history...


Nov 23, 2018

In the week we finally saw the declaration on Britain's future relationship with the EU post-Brexit, we look at what that document tells us. 

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Producer: Jack Parkes


Nov 15, 2018

Amid resignations and a potential vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister, where next for Westminster? What are the chances of getting Theresa May's Brexit deal through Parliament and what could happen if it doesn't? A second referendum? A general election? A renegotiation? No deal?

Political scientist Professor...


Nov 9, 2018

How do you deal with rising populism? That was the dominant debate in the corridors at the EPP Summit in Helsinki this week. As populist movements continue to grow in Europe and beyond, what is motivating them and where is it all heading? In conversation with Gary Gibbon this week is Professor Matthew Goodwin, author...


Nov 2, 2018

The Chancellor this week declared "austerity was coming to an end". But how significant were this week's Budget announcements? Gary Gibbon talks the politics of 'Tax and Spend' with two former senior Treasury advisers who between them worked on dozens of fiscal events. Rupert Harrison was formerly Chief of Staff to...