The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly

The Guardian's political editor Heather Stewart and political correspondent Jessica Elgot are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.

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Brexit deal back from the brink – Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by Katy Hayward, James McGrory and Torsten Bell to discuss whether or not Boris Johnson has prevented the UK from crashing out of the EU. Kate Proctor also reports from the SNP conference, where there were fresh calls for a second Scottish independence referendum



The Brexit deal: dead or alive? - Politics Weekly podcast

Rowena Mason is joined by Jennifer Rankin in Brussels, Anand Menon and Paula Surridge to discuss the potential for a Brexit agreement given relations between the UK and the EU have soured this week. Peter Walker then gives the latest on how MPs feel about the Extinction Rebellion activists



Boris Johnson sends 'final offer' to the EU – Politics Weekly podcast

Rowena Mason is joined by Heather Stewart, Lisa O’Carroll, Peter Walker, Kate Andrews and Ryan Shorthouse in Manchester to assess the prime minister’s last-ditch effort to entice the EU to negotiate a Brexit deal. They also discuss other policy announcements from the Conservative party conference and what the opposition parties have been up to in parliament.



Johnson ramps up the rhetoric - Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by Sonia Sodha, Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Paul Harrison and David Smith to discuss the prime minister’s inflammatory language, the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry and the Labour party conference



The EU takes back control – Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Ryan Shorthouse and Stewart Wood to discuss the latest on the supreme court prorogation hearing and Brexit negotiations, as well as party conference season


 19 September 2019  40m

Operation Yellowhammer and parliament prorogued - Politics Weekly podcast

Rowena Mason is joined by Rafael Behr, Katy Balls and Grace Blakeley to discuss another damaging week for Boris Johnson, how the finance industry runs Britain, and whether the wounds caused by Brexit can ever be healed


 12 September 2019  43m

Johnson's Commons humiliation - Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Zoe Williams, Paul Harrison, Larry Elliott and John Curtice to discuss Boris Johnson’s triple Commons defeat, Sajid Javid’s spending review and the snap General Election


 05 September 2019  49m

Boris Johnson goes prorogue – Politics Weekly podcast

Jessica Elgot and her guests react to the prime minister’s suspension of parliament for five weeks from mid-September, an act the Commons Speaker, John Bercow, called a ‘constitutional outrage’, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said was a ‘threat to our democracy’. Jessica is joined by the Guardian journalists Rafael Behr, Owen Jones and Sonia Sodha to analyse Boris Johnson’s motives and what steps are available for MPs returning to the Commons next week.


 29 August 2019  32m

Boris Johnson: the UK tour – Politics Weekly podcast

Jessica Elgot is joined in the studio by Katy Balls, Martin Kettle and Stephanie Lloyd to discuss Boris Johnson’s trip to Northern Ireland and no-deal Brexit planning


 01 August 2019  38m

Johnson gets to work - Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by Rafael Behr, Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Ryan Shorthouse to discuss Boris Johnson’s first days in office


 25 July 2019  36m