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Sarah Lowther

2016: the year of Brexit - Part 1

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

2016: the year of Brexit - Part 1
2016 will always be remembered as the year of Brexit, even though formal negotiations to navigate our way out of the bloc are yet to begin, and doubts are still being raised about the date of March 31st 2017, when Article 50 is due to be triggered. But 2016 was the year when the vote that would change the course of British history was announced, carried out and revealed. Share Radio's Joe Aldridge has been looking into how one of the greatest political debates of our time played out.
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Joe Aldridge


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Sue Dougan

Kevin Pratt, web editor MoneySuperMarket.com, on The News Review

Sue Dougan
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Share Radio Morning

Kevin Pratt, web editor MoneySuperMarket.com, on The News Review
Sue Dougan is joined in the studio by web editor at MoneySuperMarket.com Kevin Pratt. On the agenda today they look at the state of Britain's aging railways as well as our spending trends from 2016. Plus what to do with any unwanted Christmas gifts. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Kevin Pratt


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Look back on 2016- Larkin About

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Look back on 2016- Larkin About
Welcome to the This is Money and Share Radio podcast, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. It’s the last episode of the year and we’re looking back on the biggest financial stories we’ve seen in 2016- the year of the unexpected. In June in a poll defying result Britain voted by 52% to leave the EU. Since then Brexit has been a nearly constant presence in the headlines being blamed for everything from disappearing marmite to an abandoned sequel to the Mrs Brown’s Boys film. The surprises didn’t stop with Brexit though. Across the pond billionaire TV personality Donald Trump beat the odds to win the US Presidential Election. Looking back on the year Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Also on the agenda they look at the ongoing woes of Britain’s housing market, the never ending story of the new plastic fiver and the third big surprise of 2016, Leicester City winning the Premier League.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Nigel Cassidy

The latest political news with Josh Lowe: Berlin suspect manhunt, Corbyn critic quits as Labour MP, Christmas in prison for marine denied bail, Trump vs Alex Salmond

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

The latest political news with Josh Lowe: Berlin suspect manhunt, Corbyn critic quits as Labour MP, Christmas in prison for marine denied bail, Trump vs Alex Salmond
Josh Lowe, Reporter at Newsweek, joined Share Radio for his weekly take on politics. He talked Europe-wide manhunt for Berlin suspect and the implications for Chancellor Merkel, the news that one of Jeremy Corbyn’s most persistent critics quit as a Labour MP to take a job in the nuclear industry, and the recently published letters sent by Donald Trump to then-Scottish first minister Alex Salmond, part of an intense lobbying campaign against plans for an offshore wind project near Mr Trump's Aberdeenshire golf resort.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, Josh Lowe


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Sarah Lowther

A day of horror – Josh Lowe of Newsweek discusses the events in Berlin and Ankara

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

A day of horror – Josh Lowe of Newsweek discusses the events in Berlin and Ankara
All of Tuesday mornings newspapers lead with pictures from the scene in Berlin after the fatal incident, which killed at least 12 people and wounded around 50. Just hours before the Berlin lorry crash, Russia's top diplomat in Turkey was shot dead by an off-duty policeman at an art gallery in Ankara. To offer more on these stories, and to look at the political implications, Josh Lowe of Newsweek joined Share Radio Breakfast.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Josh Lowe


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Sarah Lowther

Scotland's place in Europe – Maurice Smith previews the release of Scotland’s post-Brexit proposals

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

Scotland's place in Europe – Maurice Smith previews the release of Scotland’s post-Brexit proposals
The Scottish government is to publish its proposals for Scotland's future relationship with the EU after Brexit, in a paper titled "Scotland's place in Europe". Theresa May has promised to listen to the governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland before taking an agreed UK-wide negotiation position to Brussels for formal talks, due to begin by the end of March. To look ahead to the publishing of the paper, our man in Scotland, Maurice Smith, joined Share Radio Breakfast.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Maurice Smith


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Sarah Lowther

Are we entering a new era of strike action as we move into 2017?

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

Are we entering a new era of strike action as we move into 2017?
There is widespread concern after British Airways and the Post Office joined Southern Rail in striking over the Christmas period. According to the latest figures by the Office for National Statistics, 281,000 days were lost to strike action up until the end of October 2016, which is over 100,000 more days than the same time last year. Share Radio’s Matt Cox investigated this new era of strike action with industrial action expert Professor Chris Rowley, Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, and Professor Emeritus at Cass Business School.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Professor Chris Rowley


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Nigel Cassidy

Could the UK face a bill of £50 billion to leave the EU?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Could the UK face a bill of £50 billion to leave the EU?
Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent and Associate Editor at POLITICO Europe, joined Share Radio Breakfast to talk politics. The Daily Telegraph leads with news the UK could face a bill of £50 billion to leave the EU. Meanwhile the Financial Times says Brussels is preparing rule changes which would deprive London of one of its flagship financial businesses.
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Ryan Heath


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Nigel Cassidy

Money for local services, but no changes to tax bands – the Scottish Budget unravelled

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Money for local services, but no changes to tax bands – the Scottish Budget unravelled
Scotland's Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has pledged a funding increase of £240m for local services as he set out his draft budget. Mr Mackay also confirmed he will not change income tax rates or bands. Those were two of the headlines from the Scottish Budget, and to bring us up to date with this, Share Radio’s Scotland Correspondent Maurice Smith joined Nigel Cassidy and Sara Sjölin.
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Sara Sjölin, Maurice


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Sarah Lowther

The latest political news with Dan Hodges

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

The latest political news with Dan Hodges
Dan Hodges, Political commentator at the Mail on Sunday, joined Share Radio Breakfast to give his weekly politics round-up. He looked over the situation in Syria and gave his take on the ASLEF and RMT union strike affecting Southern rail services. Finally, we discussed the latest that the News industry is worth £5.3 billion to the economy.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Dan Hodges


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