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Politics Weekly UK

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

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Regrets, Johnson has a few: Politics Weekly podcast

Jessica Elgot and Rafael Behr discuss calls for a public inquiry into the UK government’s handling of coronavirus, as well as the ongoing vaccine battle with the EU. Plus, Jessica speaks to several key political figures in Westminster and beyond about their memories of when the prime minister announced the first national lockdown. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

37mins

24 Mar 2021

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Covid death toll raises questions for Johnson: Politics Weekly podcast

Recorded before Boris Johnson’s statement to parliament: Jessica Elgot and Michael Savage discuss the UK’s Covid response. Patrick Wintour and Bronwen Maddox look at how a Biden presidency might affect UK foreign policy. Plus, Rajeev Syal speaks to the new head of Unison, Christina McAnea, about the ‘day of reckoning’ coming for the government. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

38mins

27 Jan 2021

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