The Week in Westminster

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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

Jackie Ashley and the rest of the Week in Westminster team look back at the past year in politics...
Jackie Ashley and the rest of the Week in Westminster team look back at the past year in politics...
The politics of health, how well does the House of Lords function and summer reading for MPs...
Taking back powers from Europe, making the most of sporting success and the royal mail, with George Parker of the Financial Times...
Unrest in the Labour Party, MP's pay and cyber snooping....
The politics of the spending review, public attitudes to austerity, and the increasing power of backbenchers....
Criminal charges for reckless bankers and the making of a political leader....
A former spymaster says the secret services need more powers of surveillance. A Labour MP says her phone is being tapped. And why the MP who knows President Assad wants to arm the rebels....
Labour’s economic policy, the benfits of fracking and the power to recall MPs....
Immigration curbs are outlined in the Queen's Speech and demand grows for an EU referendum sooner rather than later.
The main political parties get a big fright from UKIP. And what's it like to write a political biography? Authorised or otherwise!
The Archbishop of Canterbury on morality and banking; can an independent Scotland keep sterling as its currency and the role of the political spouse. Presented by George Parker of the Financial Times.
A great reforming government? The MP brought up on benefits. And what was it like at Mrs Thatcher's funeral? Presented by Peter Oborne of The Daily Telegraph.
A great reforming government? The MP brought up on benefits. And what was it like at Mrs Thatcher's funeral? Presented by Peter Oborne of The Daily Telegraph.
A great reforming government? The MP brought up on benefits. And what was it like at Mrs Thatcher's funeral? Presented by Peter Oborne of The Daily Telegraph.
Michael Heseltine senses the economic recovery is beginning; Paddy Ashdown accuses David Cameron over press regulation; and do Prime Ministers stay up too late? Presented by George Parker, political editor of the Financial Times.
Steve Richards asks whether budgets matter, is Ed Miliband fleshing out his policies and do politicians make loyal friends?
Sue Cameron of The Daily Telegraph reflects on calls for the resignation of the head of the NHS in England. There's a row over immigration. Is the internet changing politics for good? And how should we commemorate World War One?
Fallout from the Eastleigh by-election,the economy and is sexual harassment a problem in parliament? With Fraser Nelson of the Spectator.
Fallout from the Eastleigh by-election,the economy and is sexual harassment a problem in parliament? With Fraser Nelson of the Spectator.