Politics Weekly UK

The Guardian

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

  • 25 minutes 8 seconds
    Politics Weekly Westminster: Starmer in the US, Badenoch and the PopCons
    The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey are on two sides of the Atlantic this week. They discuss Keir Starmer’s first foreign trip, and whether the Conservatives can find the soul of their party. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    10 July 2024, 3:07 pm
  • 31 minutes 19 seconds
    Politics Weekly Westminster: Starmer’s first week
    The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey look ahead to the first week of the new Labour government. Plus, Pippa is going to be in Washington with Keir Starmer on his first foreign trip as prime minister. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    8 July 2024, 6:00 am
  • 35 minutes 10 seconds
    Labour wins a landslide: Is this a new dawn? Politics Weekly UK
    Labour has won a landslide victory, with Keir Starmer saying ‘change begins now’. Is this a new era for the country? The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by political editor Pippa Crerar and political correspondent Kiran Stacey. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    5 July 2024, 4:32 pm
  • 38 minutes 56 seconds
    On the road in Redcar: can Labour offer fresh hope?
    This week Politics Weekly UK is in Redcar in north-east England, where the seat turned blue in 2019. Steelworks closures hit the region hard, but under a Conservative MP and a Conservative mayor some jobs have been returning. Will the Tories keep the seat or can Labour’s Anna Turley offer fresh hope?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    3 July 2024, 6:00 am
  • 26 minutes 19 seconds
    Politics Weekly Westminster: The final week of campaigning
    The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey look ahead to the final week of campaigning before the election. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    1 July 2024, 6:00 am
  • 39 minutes 3 seconds
    On the road in Boston: Why is this a Reform UK target?
    This week Politics Weekly UK is in Boston, Lincolnshire, to where large numbers of eastern Europeans moved to work as vegetable pickers on farms. In 2016 more than 75% of the town voted for Brexit. The Guardian’s John Harris returns to Boston to find out how far Reform UK’s Richard Tice can capitalise on tensions in the region. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    28 June 2024, 4:00 am
  • 29 minutes 33 seconds
    Politics Weekly Westminster: The last TV debate
    The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey dissect the last TV head-to-head between Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak before the election. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    27 June 2024, 12:27 am
  • 28 minutes 6 seconds
    On the road in Chingford and Woodford Green – Politics Weekly UK
    Politics Weekly UK is in the London suburb of Chingford and Woodford Green, where a spat between Labour and its former candidate is threatening to split the progressive vote. The Guardian’s John Harris talks to the now independent candidate, Faiza Shaheen; Labour’s new candidate, Shama Tatler; and Iain Duncan Smith, who has represented the area for the Conservatives for more than 30 years. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    20 June 2024, 7:26 am
  • 21 minutes 56 seconds
    Politics Weekly Westminster: Reform’s threat to the Conservatives
    The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey look ahead to Reform UK’s manifesto launch and why Nigel Farage might be spooking the Conservatives. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    17 June 2024, 2:41 pm
  • 39 minutes 51 seconds
    Politics Weekly Westminster: Starmer and Sunak face audience in Grimsby
    The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey discuss how Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak performed at the Sky News special leaders’ event in Lincolnshire. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    13 June 2024, 4:00 am
  • 29 minutes 39 seconds
    Politics Weekly Westminster: Manifesto week
    The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey look at what might be on offer as the political parties launch their manifestos this week. Plus, what Pippa learned from her exclusive interview with Keir Starmer. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
    10 June 2024, 5:34 am
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