Politics At Jack And Sam's

Politics At Jack And Sam's

Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists Sky News’ Sam Coates and Politico’s Jack Blanchard provide the essential guide to politics in the week ahead. They'll be across the key interviews, the stories and the entire political agenda in order to keep listeners ahead of the game in UK politics, straight from their homes each week.

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December 10, 2023 39 mins
Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists, Sky News's Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard, guide us through their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next seven days.

It’s looking like a tough week ahead for Rishi Sunak. Jack and Sam look to Tuesday’s crucial vote as the Prime Minister attempts to get his landmark Rwanda legislation through parliament.

On top of that, Rishi Sunak will also be givin...
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Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists, Sky News's Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard, guide us through their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next seven days.

With Boris Johnson due to give evidence to the COVID inquiry this week, Jack and Sam take us through what he'll be probed on and what to expect.

They're joined by Rachel Johnson, journalist and sister of the former prime minister, who...
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November 26, 2023 38 mins
Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists, Sky News's Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard, guide us through their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next seven days.

On this episode, after a government U-turn on measures to help Britain get to Net Zero, Rishi Sunak and the King both head to Dubai for climate conference COP28. Jack and Sam analyse the tone the PM may strike.

They explore the potent...
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November 19, 2023 40 mins
Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists, Sky News's Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard, guide us through their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next seven days.

In this episode, they look ahead to the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement – the last big fiscal event of the year – and there’s a lot of talk about tax cuts. But who will be the winners and losers? Jack and Sam speak to Sky’s ...
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Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists, Sky News's Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard, guide us through their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next seven days.

In this episode, they look ahead to what could be the biggest week of Rishi Sunak's premiership so far. The prime minister is set to resolve a conundrum about the future of his home secretary, Suella Braverman, which could potentially...
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Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists, Sky News' Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard, guide us through their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next seven days.

On this episode, they look ahead to the King's Speech - the first since Charles became monarch and Rishi Sunak became prime minister. And they share some expert intel from Sky's royal commentator Alistair Bruce, the man who leads the so...
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October 29, 2023 34 mins
Want to know what the week ahead looks like in politics? Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists - Sky News' Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard - bring their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next seven days.

On this episode, they look at where the UK’s response to the war in Gaza may go next, as more senior Labour figures call for a ceasefire between the two sides.

Plus, Dominic Cummings retu...
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October 22, 2023 37 mins
Sky News' Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard guide you through the week's big moments in British politics - with their analysis and predictions.

It's been a year since Rishi Sunak took over from Liz Truss in Number 10. But following two by-election defeats last week, Downing Street doesn't seem to be in the mood for a party.

Could we see another Rishi reset?

The prime minister returned from Israel this week, where he met with...
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October 15, 2023 36 mins
Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists - Sky News' Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard - are back with their predictions of how British politics will play out over the next week.

This time, they discuss how the government here will respond to an Israeli ground invasion into Gaza. And how ministers might react to threats against the Jewish community at home.

Plus, what delegates at the SNP conference will be saying abo...
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Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists - Sky News' Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard - provide the essential guide to politics in the week ahead.

They look to what's in store at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool – including how Sir Keir Starmer will lay out his priorities ahead of a general election – and how what’s happening in the Middle East will be discussed by those at the conference.

Plus, Jack and Sam ...
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Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists - Sky News' Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard - provide the essential guide to politics in the week ahead.

They look to what's in store at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester and Thursday's Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election.

Plus, co-author of the Conservatives' 2019 election manifesto Rachel Wolf joins Jack and Sam to discuss Rishi Sunak's conference speech ...
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September 29, 2023 1 min
Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists Sky News’ Sam Coates and Politico’s Jack Blanchard provide the essential guide to politics in the week ahead.

They'll be across the key interviews, the stories and the entire political agenda in order to keep listeners ahead of the game in UK politics, straight from their homes each week.
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