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To celebrate the launch of Women in Westminster: The 100, we brought together leading women to discuss the women who inspired them to go into politics. Editor of The House magazine Rosa Prince was joined by Caroline Nokes MP, Chair of the Women & Equalities Committee, Charlotte Nichols MP, the Shadow Women & Equalities Minister, and Fiona Cannon OB…
 
The long-awaited ‘Russia report’ has finally landed — but after all the hype is it a damp squib? Why did the Intelligence and Security Committee’s inquiry take so long to make its way into the public domain? What, if anything, does it tell us about the 2016 Brexit vote and 2014’s Scottish referendum? Do the UK’s intelligence agencies need to up the…
 
In this one-off policy special, we speak to Home Office minister Kevin Foster about the UK’s big post-Brexit immigration shake-up. It’s the biggest change to the system in a generation — but what will it mean for the UK’s social care workforce, and will the new set-up be ready in time? || This episode is supported by Leidos, and we speak to Leidos …
 
In a mini-podcast on the back of the Summer Economic Statement, PolHome chief reporter Alain Tolhurst grabs some time with Chief Secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay. He asks what message Chancellor Rishi Sunak wants to send to Brits, whether there’s more help to come — and how the government plans to pay for it all.…
 
Dominic Cummings has promised that a “hard rain” is about to fall on the civil service in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. But what exactly does Number 10 have planned for Whitehall? PolHome’s Matt Honeycombe-Foster speaks to three people who know their stuff: Cath Haddon of the Institute for Government, Richard Johnstone of Civil Service World a…
 
Boris Johnson’s top adviser Dominic Cummings finds himself at the centre of another political storm - and our reporter John Johnston is on hand for snap analysis of his emotional Rose Garden statement on that controversial lockdown journey to Durham with his family. Then Matt talks to Labour shadow minister Wes Streeting, Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Dave…
 
On this week’s PolHome podcast, chief reporter Alain Tolhurst gives us his snap verdict on Boris Johnson’s big lockdown speech; Georgina Bailey of the House magazine chats to Baroness Angela Smith about the new virtual upper chamber and Keir Starmer’s performance in the top job; PLUS PolHome acting editor Matt Honeycombe-Foster talks to Ben Page, c…
 
There were signs this week that Britain may have passed the coronavirus peak, Boris Johnson himself continues to recover at Chequers and PMQs, it turns out, works quite quite well via videolink. Matt talks to The House magazine’s Georgina Bailey about the massive operation to get a virtual Commons up and running in record time, before Matt Lesh of …
 
In the first full PoliticsHome podcast under the coronavirus lockdown, Matt Honeycombe-Foster speaks to a range of guests about the impact of the sweeping crisis on UK politics, the economy and families. PolHome editor Kevin Schofield has the latest on the big row over testing, protective equipment and ventilators as the government faces mounting c…
 
We are living in extraordinary times, and the coronavirus outbreak has dramatically changed the lives of most people in this country in a very short space of time. We’ve decided to start using the podcast to try to help you, our listeners, make sense of what’s going on - as well as shining a light on some of the other big stories that risk getting …
 
The coronavirus outbreak is now officially a global pandemic, with markets crashing, cases mounting, and even a health minister being struck down with the respiratory disease. The virus’s spread of course couldn’t help but over-shadow what was expected to be the big UK news story of the week, Rishi Sunak’s first Budget as chancellor. We’ll be diggi…
 
Boris Johnson has published the long-awaited opening gambit for talks on Britain’s future relationship with the EU - and Number 10 are trying to make it clear they can take it or leave it on that big ambitious trade deal. But is the PM really serious about walking away from the talks if there’s no progress by June - even if it means a big upheaval …
 
We’d been led to believe this week’s reshuffle would be a rather scaled-back affair. But we were back in chaos-land on Thursday lunchtime as the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, dramatically resigned amid a bitter row with Number 10. Why did Javid really quit? Is this a coup for the Prime Minister’s top aide Dominic Cummings? And just who is Rishi Sunak, t…
 
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