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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!).
 
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Backbench Conservative MPs have forced Rishi Sunak to backtrack on one of his flagship policies on setting targets for home building. One of the rebel ringleaders, Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely joins Bloomberg's Lizzy Burden and Yuan Potts to discuss his victory. Plus, with strike action affecting at least one sector every day until Christmas, our Bus…
 
Nurses, rail staff and royal mail workers are expected to strike this winter. Will Rishi Sunak’s ‘Operation Get Tough’ have any impact? And as protests continue to rage in China, the PM used the lavish Lord Mayor’s Banquet earlier this week to announce the ‘golden era’ of relations with China is over. The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by Rafael …
 
As Trump announces 2024 run, some in the GOP do their best to look away. Former acting Trump chief of staff Mick Mulvaney — Mulvaney was skeptical in a CNN interview, saying, “I think he’s the only Republican who could lose.” Former vice president Mike Pence — With characteristic vagueness, Pence told ABC and the Times that “I think we’ll have bett…
 
As the Labour leader pitches himself as the prime minister in waiting, we ask our UK Government Editor Stuart Biggs about Keir Starmer's major plans to reform politics and whether he can keep his massive poll lead until the next election. Britain's largest business lobby, the CBI, says the UK is facing a lost decade of growth if the government does…
 
As Sajid Javid becomes the latest Tory parliamentarian to announce he's standing down, Alexander Stafford, Conservative MP for Rother Valley told Bloomberg's Caroline Hepker and Lizzy Burden it's just the natural churn ahead of an election and no bad thing. Also in the show, is there a TBC for ESG in UK politics and what Labour's Chester win really…
 
The UK is the world's biggest regulated online gambling market, and one of the most liberalized. Bloomberg's Gavin Finch joins Stephen Carroll and Caroline Hepker to discuss the rapid growth of the controversial industry, and how lobbying has helped to limit its regulation. Also in the show, as new figures from Nationwide show house prices dropping…
 
The Bank of England's chief economist Huw Pill says Brexit is partly to blame for the UK's high inflation, adding to labour shortages and wage pressures. Bloomberg's Yuan Potts and Caroline Hepker break down his comments, including his forecast for when we can expect some relief from rising prices, with UK correspondent Lizzy Burden. Plus: the view…
 
Rishi Sunak says the 'golden era' of relations with China is over, but that the UK should engage with Beijing on key issues. Meanwhile, the leader of the opposition in Northern Ireland's Assembly wants the Prime Minister to engage with the EU on the Northern Ireland Protocol. The SDLP's Matthew O'Toole tells Bloomberg's Stephen Carroll and Yuan Pot…
 
Rishi Sunak is facing another parliamentary rebellion over onshore wind farms, while there's been another kind of hot air around former Health Secretary Matt Hancock's performance on reality TV show I'm a Celebrity. Bloomberg's Yuan Potts and Stephen Carroll are joined by our Opinion columnist Therese Raphael to discuss why the Prime Minister and K…
 
Jeremy Hunt says he doesn't accept the Office for Budget Responsibility's assessment that the UK economy will be 4% smaller than if it had stayed in the European Union. Our UK correspondent Lizzy Burden joins Stephen Carroll and Caroline Hepker to discuss his comments, and compare them to her interviews with policymakers, business leaders and the h…
 
As the Chancellor says the Treasury is looking into the potential revenues from scrapping the 'non-dom' tax status, we speak to the author of Bloomberg's Money Distilled newsletter, John Stepek, about what he sees as the bigger issues in the tax system. Also in the show: What next for the Scottish National Party after the Supreme Court quashed its …
 
The Guardian’s John Harris is in the West Midlands to talk to teachers, librarians and the local council about how more than a decade’s worth of real terms cuts is taking its toll on services. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodThe Guardian による
 
Bloomberg's Harry Wilson has spent months testing financial insights from Nigel Farage's 'Freedom & Fortune' newsletter. He says the former UKIP leader's stocks are deep in the red, doing worse than a FTSE All-Share tracker. Plus: what next for the SNP? After the UK’s top court says the Scottish government can't call a second independence referendu…
 
Brexit is climbing its way back up the political charts again. Rishi Sunak says his government won't align with European Union rules, while Keir Starmer has told the CBI conference the UK needs to reduce trade barriers with the EU. Our political reporter Ellen Milligan brings us the latest. Plus: Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron joins Bloo…
 
The new Lord Mayor of London, Nicholas Lyons, says jobs will be lost in the City as a recession looms. He is optimistic, however, about a change of tone in EU-UK relations, as he likens Brexit to "shooting yourself in the foot". Lyons tells Bloomberg's Caroline Hepker and Stephen Carroll that the government needs to get behind business and create a…
 
A day after the Chancellor set out tax rises and spending cuts amid a grim set of economic forecasts, Bloomberg's Yuan Potts and Caroline Hepker speak to Lindsay Judge from the Resolution Foundation about what they're calling an unprecedented collapse in living standards. Despite the overall gloom, she tells us Jeremy Hunt's inflation uprating of p…
 
The chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has given details in his autumn statement of how the government will try to help struggling households, businesses and public services. But after 12 years in power and with the UK now in recession, can the Conservatives convince people they are the right party to turn the economy around? John Harris is joined by the Gua…
 
After weeks of leaks and speculation, Jeremy Hunt finally delivered his Autumn Statement - a budget in all but name. He unveiled £55 billion of tax rises and spending cuts, including extending a windfall tax on oil and gas companies, reducing the threshold for the top rate of income tax, and increasing benefits and pensions in line with inflation. …
 
The chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, is to deliver the autumn statement later on Thursday. The Guardian’s John Harris will be joined after by political editor Pippa Crerar and columnist Rafael Behr to unpick the government’s plan.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodThe Guardian による
 
Angela Rayner and Dominic Raab stand in for Prime Minister's Questions, as Rishi Sunak is at the G-20 in Bali and preoccupied with events on the Poland-Ukraine border. The focus at the dispatch box was on inflation, tax havens and bullying allegations. Our UK correspondent Lizzy Burden joins Bloomberg's Caroline Hepker and Stephen Carroll to discus…
 
While Rishi Sunak meets world leaders in Indonesia, we're counting down to his government's budget. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Therese Raphael briefs us on Jeremy Hunt's fiscal balancing act and one change Labour is pushing for: the abolition of the 'non-dom' tax status. Plus: one world leader not at the G-20: Vladimir Putin. Stephen and Caroline …
 
The Chancellor may delay some of the spending cuts needed to plug the hole in the public finances until after the next election, according to Bloomberg's reporting. Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson Sarah Olney says such delays are not going to do much to restore faith in the UK economy. She tells Bloomberg's Yuan Potts and Stephen Carroll her…
 
With only a few days until the budget, the latest GDP figures show the UK economy shrinking. Bloomberg's Philip Aldrick tells anchors Caroline Hepker and Lizzy Burden to forget Trussonomics, it's "Market-onomics" now. Plus journalist James Heale discusses "Out of the Blue" the biography of former Prime Minister Liz Truss he has written with Harry C…
 
While we at Bloomberg UK Politics build up to the government's budget next Thursday, we wanted to bring you the latest from the COP27 climate talks. So here's a special extra episode courtesy of Bloomberg's In the City podcast. In it, our senior climate reporter Akshat Rathi and author of The Readout newsletter Allegra Stratton, who was also the UK…
 
Rishi Sunak meets Ireland's Taoiseach Micheál Martin in Blackpool for the British-Irish Council. It's the first time a UK Prime Minister has attended since 2007, but Northern Ireland's ministers won't be there because the power-sharing executive remains suspended. Former Finance Minister, Sinn Féin's Conor Murphy, joins Bloomberg's Stephen Carroll …
 
As we published the podcast Congree Dem 182 -7 +5 206 Rep 218 to win 388 of 435 races called Senate Dem* 48 +1 -1 48 Rep 51 to win 32 of 35 races called The red wave didn’t happen,’ says Biden as the Senate race remains tight. What does the result mean for the GOP, Biden, and Trump. Has the American electorate changed, with Gen x and Gen Z voters, …
 
As global leaders are gathered in Sharm el-Sheikh for the Cop27 summit, the Guardian’s John Harris is joined by Labour’s minister for the climate and net zero, Ed Miliband, and columnist Gaby Hinsliff, to ask what will it take for politicians to finally take the climate emergency seriously? And, we hear from a Just Stop Oil activist on the action t…
 
Rishi Sunak spent much of his third Prime Minister's Questions talking about Gavin Williamson's departure from cabinet over bullying allegations. Bloomberg's Stephen Carroll and Yuan Potts bring you highlights of the exchanges with Labour leader Keir Starmer over the resignation, windfall taxes on energy and more. Plus: our political reporter Ellen…
 
With COP27 underway in Egypt, how much has the UK done towards its pledges of a year ago? John Gummer, chair of the UK's independent Committee on Climate Change says the UK has a long journey to Net Zero. Meanwhile former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and John Major have criticised the new season of The Crown. Sarah Rappaport has reviewed the Netflix …
 
Does politics rely on Twitter to function? Will Westminster's insiders stick with the platform after Elon Musk's takeover? Bloomberg's Stephen Carroll and Lizzy Burden are joined by former Twitter Vice-President Bruce Daisley, now an author and podcaster, to discuss the changes at the politicos' preferred social media site. Plus, could leaks sink J…
 
Malcontent News has emerged as one of the best platforms for Russia-Ukraine War Updates. It is a truth-based, fact-checked update on events happening on and off the battlefield in Ukraine. Roifield speaks to David David Obelcz about Malcontent and its rise in 2022. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
 
The Bank of England says the future of the UK economy looks bleak, with a recession guaranteed and half a million jobs likely to be lost. Amidst the doom and gloom, we ask University of Cambridge economist Diane Coyle what the government could do now to improve the situation. Former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, now at the Asian…
 
MPs say the Home Secretary needs to "get a grip" on the processing of migrants after reports her decision-making led to thousands of people being detained illegally at a center in Kent. As the political debate rumbles on, Bloomberg's Yuan Potts and Stephen Carroll crunch the latest census numbers on immigration with Jon Wroth-Smith from the Office …
 
Criticism of Suella Braverman is mounting, with the home secretary under fire over her handling of an immigration centre in Kent. The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by the former Conservative MP and justice secretary, David Gauke, and economist Miatta Fahnbulleh, to look at what this says about Rishi Sunak’s political judgment, and the Conservati…
 
UK Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch tells Bloomberg the OBR has never been quite right. We hear from her interview with Bloomberg's Lizzy Burden. Plus, neither Caroline Hepker nor Yuan Potts have been to the ITV jungle, but Lembit Opik has. The former MP and 'I'm Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here' contestant tells us why his friend the former Health Secret…
 
The government says it's inevitable that we'll all have to pay more tax to fill the hole in the public finances. After bumper profits from energy companies BP and Shell, our reporter Ellen Milligan joins Bloomberg's Yuan Potts and Stephen Carroll to discuss whether more could be raised from windfall taxes. Markets reporter Valerie Tytel discusses a…
 
Professor Anthony Glees, University of Buckingham security and intelligence expert, says it's genuinely hard to think of a more serious breach of national security than the hacking of Liz Truss's personal phone which took place over a period time by a foreign power. And on the government's wider national security issues Bloomberg's Cybersecurity re…
 
Here to speak with us now about the matter is Guy Mitchell, the author of Global Warming: The Great Deception – The Triumph of Dollars and Politics Over Science and Why You Should Care. He recently wrote an op-ed titled The Deindustrialization of the European Union which delves deeply into this subject, so his expertise is certainly welcome here. H…
 
A Conservative coronation, a Downing Street handover, and a delayed fiscal statement. Bloomberg's Lizzy Burden is back in the studio with Stephen Carroll after reporting on a wild week in Westminster. Senior UK Economy Reporter Philip Aldrick discusses the only issue the government cares about right now: balancing the books. Plus, our Dublin bureau…
 
Rishi Sunak is facing pressure in and outside of Westminster. Re-appointing Suella Braverman as Home Secretary has figures inside the Conservative Party asking questions - our UK Government Editor Stuart Biggs joins us to discuss the latest. Olivia Konotey-Ahulu reports on new figures showing how the cost of living crisis is hurting more people tha…
 
Rishi Sunak has promised to fix the mistakes made by his predecessor Liz Truss. But only a day into the job, the new PM is already facing criticism for his decision to reappoint Suella Braverman as home secretary. The Guardian’s Gaby Hinsliff is joined by the political strategist Jo Tanner and Will Tanner, the director of the centre-right thinktank…
 
Rishi Sunak promises robust, serious and grown-up exchanges with Labour leader Keir Starmer in his first Prime Minister's Questions. The two traded barbs over Suella Braverman's re-appointment as Home Secretary, tax and spending plans, crime and even Brexit. Bloomberg's Yuan Potts and Stephen Carroll get instant analysis from Opinion columnist Ther…
 
Rishi Sunak takes over as the third prime minister in as many months, promising to fix the "mistakes" of his predecessor Liz Truss and unite the country through actions, not words. Bloomberg's Stephen Carroll and Yuan Potts discuss his first speech outside Downing Street with Opinion columnist Marcus Ashworth, and speak to Labour MP Ben Bradshaw ab…
 
Rishi Sunak will be the UK’s next prime minister, the country’s third in as many months. The Guardian’s Gaby Hinsliff is joined by the former Downing Street chief of staff to Theresa May, Gavin Barwell, and the Observer’s Sonia Sodha to discuss his win and the road ahead. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
Will Conservative party members get a chance to vote on their next leader, or will Rishi Sunak be crowned without a contest? As we count down to the deadline for Penny Mordaunt to secure the support of at least 100 MPs, we hear from MP Robbie Moore on why he's supporting the Commons Leader, and from Sunak backer Jo Gideon MP. Plus: Bloomberg's Yuan…
 
Roifield speaks to UK, political pundit, Paul Duddridge and Steve O’Neil ex, LibDem staffer to reflect on the last week in UK politics. Are we seeing a realignment of British politics, which will divide the Conservative party? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Conservative MPs are lining up behind their preferred candidates to replace Liz Truss as Prime Minister. Along with Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt, Boris Johnson is considered to be among the frontrunners, but former Chancellor Philip Hammond says the markets wouldn't appreciate a return to a past leader. We also hear from Will Walden, a former adv…
 
There is "no non-Hunger Games outcome" to the crisis facing Liz Truss, according to Bloomberg's political reporter Alex Wickham. He joins Yuan Potts and Stephen Carroll as the Prime Minister meets Graham Brady, the Chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative MPs. Truss's government is on the verge of collapse after 24 hours which saw r…
 
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