The Week in Westminster

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Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster

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.
Labour policy review, secret courts and horsemeat, all with Peter Oborne of the Daily Telegraph.
Steve Richards of The Independent on strong reactions to social reforms, plots against prime ministers, and the fall of big politcal figures.
George Parker, Political Editor of the Financial Times, asks what now for inter party relations after the vote on boundary changes, and what do the French really think of us.
David Cameron's referendum 'gamble'; a row over welfare cuts; and the risks and rewards of intervening abroad. With Anne McElvoy of The Economist.
Andrew Pierce of the Daily Mail discusses the Algerian crisis, Europe, health and civil service reform.
Steve Richards of the Independent on the inner workings of the coalition; the worth of re-launches; the lure of the phone-in show; and where is Labour's policy?
George Parker of the Financial Times talks to two ex-Chancellors about the economy, examines the Lib Dems' search for an identity and discusses a list of political books for Christmas.
Peter Oborne of the Daily Telegraph asks about gay marriage, the pressures on top civil servants, the horrors of Syria and the intelligence war in "The Troubles."
The trouble with by-election victories; the mystery of the missing voters; and George Osborne draws comfort from America.
US Election & its consequences, UK Coalition politics & the clash of Roundheads and Cavaliers
Defeat for the Prime Minister in the Commons over Europe; the stunning impact of some parliamentary campaigns; and why MPs and peers may have to move out for five years.
Steve Richards on Omnishambles at No. 10 and how to control rebellious MPs.
George Parker on Andrew Mitchell's resignation, Westminster's winners and losers if Scotland votes for independence and a warning from Peter Mandelson.