UK Politics 公開
[search 0]
もっと
Download the App!
show episodes
 
Artwork

1
Politics Weekly UK

The Guardian

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
ウィークリー
 
Guardian political columnist John Harris hosts a cast of voices from up and down the country as well as across the political spectrum to analyse the week’s political news. For US Politics with Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland, make sure to search 'Politics Weekly America' wherever you get your podcasts
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
Pints & Politics UK

Big Heads Media

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
月ごとの
 
Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
  continue reading
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this episode of "Mid Atlantic," host Roifield Brown speaks with seasoned journalist and former head of the BBC in London, Jane Mote. They discuss the challenges facing the BBC, including financial pressures from its traditional license fee model and the broader decline of traditional media in the UK amidst digital transformation. Moat emphasises…
  continue reading
 
UK jets helped Israel to fend off Iran's first-ever direct attack over the weekend, but Foreign Secretary David Cameron is now urging restraint from the Israeli government in its response. We discuss the foreign policy challenges with Bloomberg Managing Editor Adam Blenford, and Julie Norman, Senior Middle East Fellow at RUSI. Any escalation in the…
  continue reading
 
David Cameron made a surprise visit to Mar-a-Largo this week to visit Donald Trump. John Harris is joined by the Guardian’s political editor, Pippa Crerar, and the diplomatic editor, Patrick Wintour, to get the latest on the meeting. And as international pressure continues to build on Israel, John speaks to a former Israeli peace negotiator, Daniel…
  continue reading
 
Several banks have started offering the opportunity to bet against Thames Water's debt. It's the latest sign of an impending crisis at the UK's biggest water supplier, after it was labelled 'uninvestable' by its own shareholders. We talk through the company's options and what they could mean for customers and the government, with Bloomberg's Tasos …
  continue reading
 
The local election campaign is in full swing, but Rishi Sunak can't escape his own splintered party, with Boris Johnson grabbing the headlines with a speech in Canada. We ask Bloomberg UK Government Reporter Ellen Milligan how it's going for the PM. Labour meanwhile are determined to stick resolutely to their message of 'no complacency'. But what w…
  continue reading
 
Meta's Nick Clegg told an event in London the social media giant isn't seeing artificial intelligence being used a on a "systemic basis" to disrupt elections arguing that the technology can be a 'sword and shield' against harmful content. We discuss the risks posted by AI and social media with our technology reporter Mark Bergen, and Keegan McBride…
  continue reading
 
The podcast episode from "Mid Atlantic" with host Roifield Brown features the topic of bail and criminal justice reform in the U.S., contrasting it with the UK's approach. The guest, Jeffrey J. Clayton, Executive Director of the American Bail Coalition, https://ambailcoalition.org provides insights into the complexities of the American bail system,…
  continue reading
 
The UK's Foreign Secretary is in America to lobby for more funding for Ukraine. Our Managing Editor Brendan Scott explains Britain's changing role on the world stage and speculates how Cameron's meeting went with former president Donald Trump. Back at home, Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves is also trying to raise some cash by tightening up non-dom r…
  continue reading
 
Robert Stheeman has borrowed more than £3 trillion for the government in his 21 years running the Debt Management Office. He's been speaking to Bloomberg about the challenges of raising debt through a pandemic, the 2008 financial crash, and Liz Truss's premiership. Bloomberg's Alice Gledhill brings us details of her interview. Plus: the Resolution …
  continue reading
 
A rift has emerged in the cabinet over a plan to suspend arms sales to Israel, with Rishi Sunak and David Cameron caught between Tory factions who support or oppose the move. Over 800 lawyers and academics have signed a letter to the Prime Minister warning Britain is breaching international law by continuing to allow arms sales. One of them, human …
  continue reading
 
Roifield Brown and panel navigate through the turbulent political climates of both the United States and the UK, focusing on two major stories that have captured headlines and stirred considerable debate. The episode unfolds against the backdrop of Florida's contentious new six-week abortion law and the anticipation of a landslide victory for the L…
  continue reading
 
A new poll is predicting a Labour super-majority of over 400 seats at the next general election. YouGov's Patrick English joins us to discuss the details of their projections, and our Political Editor Kitty Donaldson brings us Westminster's reaction. Plus, financial pressure mounts on Thames Water, the UK's biggest supplier. Our reporter Eamon Farh…
  continue reading
 
Thousands of jobs are due to be cut this year at Tata Steel in Port Talbot, putting the future of British steel under serious threat. The Guardian political correspondent Kiran Stacey hears from workers at the plant and people in the town, as well as shadow Wales secretary Jo Stevens, about what this could mean for the area and beyond. Help support…
  continue reading
 
With less than a month to go until local elections in England and Wales, our UK government editor Alex Morales tells us what's at stake for the parties. Local government funding is also in focus, as some councillors call for an independent review of the system for accessing 'Levelling Up' money. Graeme Atherton from the Centre for Inequality and Le…
  continue reading
 
Podcast Episode Summary: In this episode of Mid-Atlantic, host Roifield Brown sits down with Ian Sanders, host and producer of Cold War Conversations, to dive deep into the Cold War's impact on the Middle East. Through a detailed and engaging discussion, they explore the geopolitical dynamics, conflicts, and the roles of global superpowers in shapi…
  continue reading
 
Scotland's new law on hate crimes came into force this week, amid criticism from the likes of author JK Rowling. We discuss the law's expanded definition of hate speech with human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell. Also in the show: our reporter Jess Shankleman updates us on a crunch week for Thames Water and its financial troubles. Plus: Tiwa Abeba…
  continue reading
 
Meg Hillier, chair of the cross-party Public Accounts Committee, is warning of spending 'Nasties' in store for the next government in a new report, Bloomberg's UK Politics Editor Alex Morales brings us the details. Meanwhile, in local government, the spending nasties might already have arrived. Mayor of Hackney Caroline Woodley tells us how she's t…
  continue reading
 
Despite pressure from some Conservative MPs, the government stopped short of defining China as an official threat this week. How deep does Chinese interference in the UK go? John Harris speaks to the Guardian’s foreign leader writer Tania Branigan and deputy political editor, Peter Walker. As MPs break for Easter, they also discuss the state of the…
  continue reading
 
Host Roifield Brown looks into the escalating crisis in Gaza, its severe humanitarian implications, and the resulting shifts in Israel's global standing. Joined by Michael Kaplow of the Israel Policy Forum, the discussion centres on the unfolding human tragedy in Gaza, where an imminent famine threatens millions, and the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF…
  continue reading
 
Two more Conservative ministers have announced they won't be contesting the next election, prompting a mini-cabinet reshuffle for Rishi Sunak. Bloomberg's Associate Editor Ailbhe Rea joins us with the details. Plus, at 28 years old Carmen Smith is the UK's youngest member of the House of Lords. The Plaid Cymru politician talks to us about youth eng…
  continue reading
 
The UK and the US have accused China of cyberattacks targeting politicians, voters' data, and election regulators in an election year. Our TV anchor and former Beijing Correspondent in London Tom Mackenzie explains how Britain's relationship has gone so awry and what these latest claims mean. Plus, looking for a job? It might help to have the lette…
  continue reading
 
In this episode of "Mid Atlantic," host Roifield Brown, from Birmingham, engages in a riveting discussion on the latest political developments on both sides of the Atlantic, focusing on Bernie Moreno's recent victory in the Ohio GOP Senate primary and the unfolding challenges facing UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. With the insights of political anal…
  continue reading
 
Jeremy Hunt says the pensions triple lock will feature in the upcoming Conservative manifesto and Labour are also 'committed' to the policy. But despite political backing, others disagree - Lord David Willetts, President of the Resolution Foundation tells us why the pension guarantee should be scrapped. Plus, Bloomberg analysis shows local Tory can…
  continue reading
 
The latest Bank of England update is moving markets but British Politicians are focused on football. Senior Economics Editor Philip Aldrick brings us the latest on the Bank of England's rate cutting path. Plus, we dissect the controversy surrounding changes to the England Flag on the Nike's Euro 2024 kit with and former England player, football exe…
  continue reading
 
Description: One week after Frank Hestor's attack on Diane Abbott, we explore the persistent challenges of racism and misogyny within the British political landscape. Our distinguished panel, featuring MP Claudia Webb, Leah Brown from Broadstairs Consulting, and political analyst Corey Bernard, look at the troubling experiences faced by black women…
  continue reading
 
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar stunned the political world with his resignation - we discuss what his departure means for the future of Ireland with former Irish ambassador to the United States, Daniel Mulhall. Plus, Keir Starmer's commitment to diversity is under question the Labour Party's adviser on race Doreen Lawrence reportedly said he fai…
  continue reading
 
Jeremy Hunt has implied the election will be in October, but even with a boost from falling inflation figures, can Rishi Sunak really hold this zombie government together for the next seven months? And what does Rachel Reeves’s Mais lecture tell us about Labour’s economic vision in these grim times? John Harris is joined by former No 10 director of…
  continue reading
 
Today's edition of PMQS saw Rishi Sunak grilled on the progress of the Rwanda deal and criminal prosecutions, we discuss the Prime Minister's performance. Plus, yesterday the Shadow Chancellor, Rachel Reeves delivered her big economic vision-setting Mais lecture. What did we learn? Panmure Gordon's Chief Economist Simon French joins us with more. H…
  continue reading
 
The prestigious Mais economics lecture will be delivered by Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves today. We take a trip down memory lane and revisit Rishi Sunak's address with Bloomberg's economics reporter Tom Rees. Meanwhile, Robinhood's new app will give UK traders access to thousands of US listed stocks, the company's president Jordan Sinclair tells …
  continue reading
 
The UK Misery Index - based on Bloomberg analysis of unemployment and inflation data is nearing 1997 Conservative election wipe-out levels, we dig into the latest figures with Bloomberg's Irina Anghel. Local councils are also feeling the pinch and delays to levelling up funding haven't helped according to former Liverpool City Mayor Joanne Anderson…
  continue reading
 
Rishi Sunak has ruled out a general election to coincide with local and mayoral votes on May 2nd, but what does his decision mean for Tory party strategy? We get the details from Bloomberg's UK government editor Stuart Biggs and analysis from Hanover communications guru Gavin Megaw. Plus, could a bit of the mundane be what the country needs? Bloomb…
  continue reading
 
Host Roifield Brown engages with Ira Shapiro, the author of "The Betrayal," to dissect the legacy of Senator Mitch McConnell. The discussion delves into McConnell's significant yet contentious 17-year tenure as the top Republican in the U.S. Senate, a period marked by strategic mastery and polarizing partisanship. Shapiro, offering insights from hi…
  continue reading
 
Diane Abbott says race "is at the heart of the debate in British politics", after she was the target of racist remarks reportedly made by a top Tory donor. Our political editor Kitty Donaldson reports on how the controversy is putting further pressure on Rishi Sunak's leadership. The comments have sparked a wider debate on racism in the UK. We get …
  continue reading
 
The Conservative party faces yet another crisis week as a major donor is accused of racism in a Guardian investigation and the MP for the red wall seat of Ashfield, Lee Anderson, announces his defection to Reform UK. The Guardian’s John Harris asks columnist Gaby Hinsliff and political correspondent Kiran Stacey why Rishi Sunak can’t seem to get hi…
  continue reading
 
Controversial comments by Conservative Party donor Frank Hester dominated much of this week's Prime Minister's questions, with Rishi Sunak describing the reported remarks as "wrong" and "racist". Opposition leader Keir Starmer also questioned the PM on his plans to phase out National Insurance, while making the case for a Labour government. Plus: t…
  continue reading
 
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and the owners of the Daily Mail have held talks about a potential joint bid for the Telegraph with UAE-backed investment fund Redbird IMI, people familiar with the matter have told Bloomberg. Our global business editor Jamie Nimmo bring us details of the exclusive reporting, and tells us why the media deal is getting so …
  continue reading
 
The former deputy chairman of the Conservative party, Lee Anderson, has joined Richard Tice's Reform UK party. Our Political Editor Kitty Donaldson tells us what the move means for Anderson's old and new parties. Plus: new Brexit rules are making life more different for Irish horses travelling to Cheltenham. Our Dublin reporter Olivia Fletcher brin…
  continue reading
 
The second woman to become prime minister, Theresa May, has announced she will be leaving parliament at the next election. Although the former PM was known for Brexit, she also was a champion of getting more women involved in public life. It's a task that seems ever harder in the age of social media and abuse. We discuss the realities of being a wo…
  continue reading
 
In this episode of Mid Atlantic, we welcome Raj Kandola, Director of External Affairs at the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, to dissect the 2024 Spring Budget announced by UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt. As the nation moves closer to the next general election, this budget has garnered attention for its strategic tax adjustments, investment allo…
  continue reading
 
As pundits decry an absent 'rabbit in the hat' moment during the Chancellor's Budget, we reflect on the announcements with Bloomberg's Chief UK Economist Dan Hanson and government reporter Joe Mayes. Plus: our interview with Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves, and tax expert Dan Neidle gives his perspective on the Treasury's giveaways. Hosted by Carol…
  continue reading
 
The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by the former Conservative chief secretary to the Treasury David Gauke and the economist and Labour candidate Miatta Fahnbulleh to go through today’s budget announcements. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodThe Guardian による
  continue reading
 
Today we look into the dynamics of the American presidential race, focusing on the Super Tuesday and the unique characteristics of this election cycle. Join us as we explore insights from Dr. Steve Hewitt, an associate professor of North American history at Birmingham University, shedding light on the age factor, potential legal challenges, and the…
  continue reading
 
The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has unveiled details of his long-awaited Budget, with tax cuts he's hoping will revive his party's ratings in the polls. Among the key measures: a two percentage point cut to National Insurance contributions, raising the threshold at which child benefit is taxed, abolishing the non-domiciled tax status and introducing a B…
  continue reading
 
UK business leaders are more optimistic about the state of the economy. We bring you a special report ahead of the budget. CEOs including WPP's Mark Read, British Land's Simon Carter and M&S Chair Archie Norman tell us why things might not be as bad as they seem. Kallum Pickering, Senior Economist at Berenberg is also in the bullish camp. Plus, Blo…
  continue reading
 
Jeremy Hunt is under pressure to include further giveaways in Wednesday's budget. We discuss the politics of tax cuts with former Cabinet minister David Gauke, who warns us the government is already close to its fiscal limits. The Chancellor is also eyeing ways to get more small investors to put their money in UK shares. Paul Stevens, Head of Quote…
  continue reading
 
We wanted to bring you this episode from our new series, Black Box. In it, Michael Safi explores seven stories and the thread that ties them together: artificial intelligence. In this prologue, Hannah (not her real name) has met Noah and he has changed her life for the better. So why does she have concerns about him? If you like what you hear, make…
  continue reading
 
Summary: Today we look at the high-stakes drama of American politics amidst looming government shutdown threats and internal GOP conflicts. Joined by experts Tonye Altrade, Aram Fischer, Logan Phillips, and Zee Cohen Sanchez, the conversation explores Speaker Mike Johnson's contentious budgeting strategies, the Republican Party's internal struggles…
  continue reading
 
George Galloway has won a seat in parliament in the Rochdale by-election, with a campaign calling for an end to the conflict in Gaza. Bloomberg's associate editor Ailbhe Rea explains if this result is headache for Keir Starmer or the sign of more woes to come for his Labour Party. Galloway's pitch to disaffected muslim voters was only possible due …
  continue reading
 
Voting is underway in the Rochdale by-election, so we're taking a look at issues outside of Westminster could shape Britain's future. The London Stock Exchange Group CEO David Schwimmer sees the prospects for Britain's stock market improving. While in the US, it's been a rollercoaster 24 hours in politics - mostly revolving around Donald Trump. Blo…
  continue reading
 
Loading …

クイックリファレンスガイド