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76. Resist

Henna is first joined by Steph to discuss Friday’s events in New Zealand, and the broader explosion of far-right extremism around the world. Then Alison drops by to discuss where we’re at with Brexit (spoiler alert –...

Extra: MV2 be or not 2 be

Henna and Stephanie discuss this week’s meaningful vote (MV2), the similarity between politics and rapidly becoming reminiscent of the Saw franchise, and why Thomas Erskine May might save us yet. PLUS Stefan...

EXTRA: Women of the world unite

This International Womens’ Day join Henna as she interviews Alison about her journey to becoming an MP, the untold history of women in Parliament, and how graphic nudity is a significant canvassing risk. PLUS we discuss...

74. Money money money

Henna, Stephanie and Alison discuss whether we’re seeing pork barrel politics for the first time since David Cameron’s Oxford days, and Stefan investigates the rise of Spain’s far-right.

EXTRA: One small step

It’s been another long week in politics. Henna Shah and Stephanie Lloyd discuss how Labour has finally adopted conference policy and suspended MP Chris Williamson pending an investigation into his behaviour. Is it too...

Extra: No way, Galloway

What a week it has been. On this extra show, deputy director Stephanie Lloyd catches up with her colleague Katie Curtis to discuss the Labour leadership’s response to the Labour split, how deselections could be...

72. Labour splits

This week, Alison McGovern, Stephanie Lloyd and their colleague Katie Curtis reflect on a very sad day for the Labour party – with the departure of seven members of parliament to form an independent parliamentary group...

EXTRA: Groundhog Day

Henna Shah and Stephanie Lloyd discuss yet another Brexit vote in the Commons, and remind you to all love your union this Valentine’s Day. Further reading: *Ep 47 on collective bargaining – with Prospect general...

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