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EXTRA: Budget 2018 review

Conor Pope and Alison McGovern look at what the budget really means, including universal credit, how austerity would end, and those controversial tax cuts.  Further reading: *Budget preview – Alison McGovern’s 10...

EXTRA: Pre-budget reports

Progress Chair Alison McGovern and political commentator Tris Brown talk through what could happen when Chancellor Philip Hammond gives the 2018 Budget on Monday, and whether the Tories can produce a progressive budget...

EXTRA: No deal to no talks

With Brexit talks being put off due to lack of progress, how many political solutions are there to the Brexit deadlock? Why was Angela Merkel so dumbfounded by Theresa May’s speech? And which politicians are the most...

54. Living below the line

Summer holiday hunger. The universal credit saga. Why do we see more people facing acute poverty and hunger, and what can we do to tackle it Alison McGovern and Stephanie Lloyd are joined by Garry Lemon director of...

EXTRA: Universally discredited (revisited)

The Conservatives have woken up to the problems around universal credit – but will they do anything about it? (No.) And a year on from when the #MeToo movement started, why does it seem as though the initial hope of a...

The Progressive Britain Podcast on Conservative party conference

EXTRA: May versus Boris

Conor Pope and Stephanie Lloyd on how Labour came out top in conference season, whether Theresa May’s speech means anything at all, and if austerity is actually over. Click here to listen to the podcast on iTunes...

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