The Week in Westminster

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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

28 28/11/2015 Nov. 28, 2015
Peter Oborne of the Daily Mail looks behind the scenes at Westminster.
21 21/11/2015 Nov. 21, 2015
Isabel Hardman of the Spectator looks behind the scenes at Westminster.
Peter Oborne on the end of the first coalition government since the second world war and the first ever fixed term parliament....
WPR: Budget Week March 21, 2015
Helen Lewis of The New Statesman examines the George Osborne and Ed Balls story; the future of the Lib Dems; life after leadership; an old problem that hits the young and yet more to come on child abuse....
WiW: Budget politics March 14, 2015
How much agreement is there between the main parties before the general election on defence and education?...
WiW: Election Ahead! Feb. 7, 2015
How far does Labour back business? Will SNP destabilise Commons? And what's the favorite topic on Facebook?...
Repeating the message. Future of fracking. Surveillance debate & long wait for Sir John Chilcot...
Who should be in the Party Leaders' Debates on TV in the run up to the election in May? Plus the dark arts of electioneering...
George Parker of the Financial Times examines if the Tories are revisiting the 1992 General Election – and can the government control energy prices?...
Peter Oborne of the Daily Telegraph asks if our democratic system really represents us and what challenges are posed by the increasing popularity of e-democracy....
Tom Newton-Dunn of the Sun looks at how Parliament gets to grips with the thorny issues of poverty and devolution...
Steve Richards of the Independent on what the autumn statement means for the general election, and how Lib Dems and Conservatives will compete for votes in marginal seats....
WPR: Keeping your word Nov. 29, 2014
Helen Lewis of the New Statesman considers politicians and promises. Also, what's the new SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, like? And former Speaker, Betty Boothroyd, stands up for the Palace of Westminster....
The Newark by-election result and the last Queens Speech of this government. What do they indicate?...
Peter Oborne of The Daily Telegraph on what's behind UKIP's success in the local elections, and how it might stifle the cause of European reform....
Fears about a Pfizer takeover; six million missing voters; and do we have a 'zombie' parliament?...
Truth and reconciliation in Northern Ireland how to appeal to the needs of black and ethnic moinority voters and our unequal society...
The rise of the political maverick. How solid is Labour's support for HS2? And are the Scots telling pollsters the truth?...
The effect of Maria Miller's resignation, how to deal with the Ukraine, Ireland’s presidential state visit and civil service impartiality...
Strong words over the Royal Mail. The future for Nigel Farage. And how 'green' is my party? With Isabel Hardman of the Spectator...