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The Week in Westminster



Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster



 



24/02/2018

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:02:00 +0000

Paul Waugh of HuffPost UK looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The editor is Marie Jessel.


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10/02/2018

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:30:00 +0000

Anushka Asthana of The Guardian considers the position of women at Westminster 100 years after some were first allowed to vote. She hears two different approaches to Brexit - both in the Conservative Party. And how far is Michael Gove changing his approach as Environment Secretary? Editor: Peter Mulligan .


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03/02/2018

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:30:00 +0000

Kate McCann of The Daily Telegraph looks behind the scenes at Westminster . Teresa May's leadership has been under sustained attack this week from all sides of her party. Is it fair? The House of Lords begins its scrutiny of the EU Withdrawal Bill, MPs vote for work to start on the restoration of the Palace of Westminster , but not yet. And the Russian -threat how real is it? The Editor is Marie Jessel.


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27/01/2018

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 11:02:00 +0000

Isabel Hardman of The Spectator asks why Boris Johnson has called for more spending on the NHS. Why is the former health secretary, Andy Burnham, glad to have left Westminster? Why are MPs worried about plans to reform the law on domestic violence? And how truly does 'Darkest Hour' portray the House of Commons? The Editor is Peter Mulligan.


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