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Hammond 'looks weak' after U-turn on NI tax changes

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Hammond 'looks weak' after U-turn on NI tax changes
Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down on his budget commitment to increase National Insurance contributions for the self-employed. But Labour has fared no better - Jeremy Corbyn failed to land a blow on this backflip during Prime Minister's Questions. Rachel Cunliffe, Deputy Editor of Reaction, gave Share Radio's Ed Bowsher her take on this policy U-turn.
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Rachel Cunliffe


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Ed Bowsher

Gina Miller: MPs need to 'get some backbone' in Brexit fight

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Gina Miller: MPs need to 'get some backbone' in Brexit fight
Gina Miller, the businesswoman who won her case on a parliamentary vote ahead of Brexit, says MPs need to step up and 'get some backbone' on the issue. She spoke to Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on this and why she's not a fan of a second referendum.
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Gina Miller


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Scotland won't get a second referendum - UK politics with John Rentoul

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Scotland won't get a second referendum - UK politics with John Rentoul
Will Theresa May risk a second independence referendum in Scotland? Chief political commentator at the Independent, John Rentoul, talks through why the PM won't chance it with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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John Rentoul


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Scotland to ask for second independence referendum

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Scotland to ask for second independence referendum
Nicola Sturgeon says she wants a second Scottish independence referendum - and it could be held as early as next autumn. For more on what's next, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Robert Colvile, editor of CapX.
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Robert Colvile


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Will Theresa May endorse another Scottish referendum in late 2018?

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Will Theresa May endorse another Scottish referendum in late 2018?
Government ministers have revealed a Scottish Referendum is now looking "inevitable". Nicola Sturgeon previously said another vote "makes common sense" and her party would be ready to hold it in late 2018. We spoke to our Scottish correspondent Maurice Smith to find out more.
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Maurice Smith


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Hammond's tax move on self-employed was the 'wrong idea' - Telegraph's Asa Bennett

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Hammond's tax move on self-employed was the 'wrong idea' - Telegraph's Asa Bennett
Philip Hammond's plan to increase national insurance on the self-employed has sparked a rebellion amongst many Tory MPs. The Chancellor argues that the move is "fair" and "necessary".
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Asa Bennett


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Chancellor Hammond breaks Tory manifesto promise on National Insurance

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Chancellor Hammond breaks Tory manifesto promise on National Insurance
Chancellor Hammond's Spring Budget sparked criticism from a number of Tory MPs who accused him of breaking a Tory manifesto pledge by increasing National Insurance for the self-employed. John Ashmore, Chief Reporter at PoliticsHome, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss this.
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John Ashmore


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Ed Bowsher

Self-employed taxes put ‘at risk’ their economic contribution

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 Self-employed taxes put ‘at risk’ their economic contribution
As national insurance contributions from the self-employed are set to rise following today's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Andy Chamberlain, deputy director of policy at The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed for more on its impact.
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Andy Chamberlain


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'Steady hand' for Hammond's first Spring Budget

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'Steady hand' for Hammond's first Spring Budget
For a wrap up on the biggest items in today's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Justham, relationship manager at 7 Investment Management; Gerard Lyons, chief economic strategist at NetWealth and chief economic adviser at Policy Exchange; and Jake Sumner, senior associate for Industrial Strategy at ResPublica.
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Chris Justham, Gerard Lyons, Jake Sumner


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Brexit amendments and budget leaks - with John Rentoul

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Brexit amendments and budget leaks - with John Rentoul
As the Lords vote on the Brexit Bill's final amendments, leaks and briefings continue ahead of tomorrow's budget. Are there any surprises left? And what will the government do to fix the NHS funding crisis? John Rentoul, chief political commentator at the Independent, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
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John Rentoul


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