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POLITICO's Westminster Insider
POLITICO's Westminster Insider
Jack Blanchard

POLITICO’s weekly political series hosted by Jack Blanchard lifts the curtain on how Westminster really works, offering in-depth insight into the political... more

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How to spin a referendum: The inside story of the Brexit campaign

In a special episode marking the fifth anniversary of the Brexit referendum, Jack Blanchard interviews the two men behind the... more

18 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
What's the point of the G7 summit?

As the G7 summit gets underway in Cornwall, Jack Blanchard speaks to Tony Blair and a host of former senior... more

11 Jun 2021 · 38 minutes
One year on — Owen Paterson on life after his wife's suicide

Jack sits down with the Tory MP and former Cabinet minister Owen Paterson, whose wife Rose killed herself last summer.

04 Jun 2021 · 36 minutes
How special advisers took over Westminster

In the week of Dominic Cummings' jaw-dropping testimony to Parliament, Jack Blanchard takes a closer look at the role special... more

28 May 2021 · 39 minutes
The art of political drinking

As pubs and restaurants finally reopen across Westminster after lockdown, Jack Blanchard takes a closer look at the centuries-old drinking... more

21 May 2021 · 39 minutes
Meet Angela Rayner — Labour's deputy leader on winning back the North

After a tumultuous week for the U.K. Labour Party, Jack Blanchard sits down with deputy leader Angela Rayner to discuss... more

14 May 2021 · 37 minutes
Why by-elections matter

As the dust settles after the Hartlepool by-election, Jack Blanchard looks back at some of the great by-election contests of... more

07 May 2021 · 38 minutes
A short history of Scottish separatism

With the Scottish parliament election less than a week away, Jack Blanchard looks back at the history of the Scottish... more

30 Apr 2021 · 39 minutes
Coming soon: POLITICO's Westminster Insider season 2

The new season of Jack Blanchard’s weekly podcast on how Westminster really works kicks off on April 30. Subscribe now... more

23 Apr 2021 · 2 minutes
A year of lockdowns — How the pandemic changed Westminster

Jack Blanchard heads back to Westminster on the anniversary of the first coronavirus lockdown to hear how the pandemic has... more

18 Mar 2021 · 38 minutes
POLITICO's Westminster Insider
How to spin a referendum: The inside story of the Brexit campaign
POLITICO's Westminster Insider