The Week in WestminsterAuthor: BBC Radio 4
20 Feb 2019

The Week in Westminster

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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

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    16/02/2019

    George Parker of the Financial Times talks to a government minister threatening to resign if there's a 'no deal' Brexit. What's the economic impact of leaving the EU? And are we sending mixed messages to China? The editor is Peter Mulligan

  • Posted on 16 Feb 2019

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    09/02/2019

    Anne McElvoy of the Economist looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Teresa May went to Brussels and Dublin in pursuit of her Brexit deal while in London Jeremy Corbyn produced his Brexit plan. Is there common ground? Lord Bew a former adviser to Lord Trimble on the Good Friday Agreement, says the current proposed backstop arrangement challenges the legality of that agreement. Plus how memes have become the new political satire. The Editor is Marie Jessel.

  • Posted on 09 Feb 2019

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    02/02/2019

    Isabel Hardman of the Spectator asks if Theresa May really can renegotiate a Brexit deal with Brussels. And MPs tell her they are increasingly subject to threats and abuse. But why? Editor: Peter Mulligan

  • Posted on 02 Feb 2019

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    26/01/2019

    Anushka Asthana of The Guardian looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Which Brexit proposal is likely to get the most support in parliament? What kind of person is the Speaker, John Bercow? And MPs with causes that stem from personal experience - can they change policy? The editor is Marie Jessel.

  • Posted on 26 Jan 2019

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