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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Free Movement and Farming - will Brexit hurt UK agriculture?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: Free Movement and Farming - will Brexit hurt UK agriculture?
The National Farmers' Union is launching a post-Brexit options paper for its members on what trade deal they would like with the European Union and the rest of the world. Over 34,000 non-UK born workers were employed on UK farms in 2014, and a key area now being discussed is the importance of free movement of labour for the farming industry. So just how vital an issue is this? Joe Aldridge has been speaking to the NFU's Vice President Guy Smith to find out.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Joe Aldridge, Guy Smith


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money; Why is Russia trying to improve its relations?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money; Why is Russia trying to improve its relations?
This week has seen Russia speaking with first Turkey and then the UK, seemingly working on its diplomatic relations. But why now - And what is President Putin's seeming game plan? Matt Cox speaks to Professor Anastasia Nesvetailova to find out more.
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Matt Cox


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: A week of chaos begins for Southern Rail passengers

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: A week of chaos begins for Southern Rail passengers
Southern Rail is in turmoil and the network is to endure another week of chaos as conductors begin a five-day strike over driver-only trains. So what is going on at the British railway company? Joe Aldridge has been looking into Southern's struggles.
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Joe Aldridge, James Abbott, Mark Smith


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Did Brexit create the perfect ecosystem for fraud in the UK?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: Did Brexit create the perfect ecosystem for fraud in the UK?
Commercial businesses in the South East and London came under attack from fraudsters in the first half of 2016 to the tune of £84.1m, according to new research. KPMG's Fraud Barometer shows a 585% increase in the value of prosecuted fraud against commercial businesses in the region, as prosecuted fraud against financial institutions and investors fell. Hitesh Patel, head of forensic at KPMG explained further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Hitesh Patel


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Public First's James Frayne discusses a new industrial strategy post-Brexit

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: Public First's James Frayne discusses a new industrial strategy post-Brexit
A string of possible business projects, including the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, will need to be decided on by new Government Ministers, as Brexit opens up new policy options, including a possible industrial strategy. But what will it look like? James Frayne, a former senior civil servant in government, discussed on Share Radio.
Guests:

Paul Sedgwick, James Frayne


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Tony Blair’s former Director of Political Operations, John McTernan, gives his views on the Chilcot Report

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: Tony Blair’s former Director of Political Operations, John McTernan, gives his views on the Chilcot Report
Tony Blair ran his government such that the likely consequences of military action in Iraq were not considered properly, Sir John Chilcot announced as part of his inquiry. John McTernan, Tony Blair’s former Director of Political Operations, discussed the report with Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper, looking back on the decisions that had to be taken at the time.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, John McTernan


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: “It was a lot more hard-hitting” – Gerry Simpson on the Chilcot Inquiry findings

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: “It was a lot more hard-hitting” – Gerry Simpson on the Chilcot Inquiry findings
The long-awaited Chilcot Report, into the UK's role in the Iraq war, was released on Wednesday, nearly seven years after it was announced. Initial analysis of the report has been mostly positive, and Gerry Simpson, Chair in Public International Law at the London School of Economics, gave his take on the findings.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Gerry Simpson


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance
Ahead of an international corruption summit being hosted by David Cameron in London this week, the Head of Campaigns at ActionAid UK, Murray Worthy, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. ActionAid has been campaigning for the reform of global tax rules to tackle tax dodging in the world's poorest countries.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Murray Worthy


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: What impact have pension freedoms had one year on?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: What impact have pension freedoms had one year on?
An overhauled state pension, being paid to new rather than existing pensioners, has begun. Meanwhile it's been a year since pension freedoms came into force. Matt Cox spoke to former pensions minister Steve Webb, Director of Policy at pension provider Royal London, about how the pension freedom act has affected the UK, pensioners and providers one year on.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Steve Webb


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Is Britain open for business following the budget?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: Is Britain open for business following the budget?
George Osbourne stated in his budget speech on Wednesday, that Britain is "Open for business". Matt Cox spoke to Justin Urquhart Stewart, Co-Founder of Seven Investment Management, about the announcement and what it means for UK businesses.
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Matt Cox, Justin Urquhart Stewart


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