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“Within government, there’s uncertainty about what their perfect option is” – Dan Hodges

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“Within government, there’s uncertainty about what their perfect option is” – Dan Hodges
Dan Hodges, Political commentator at the Mail on Sunday, joined Share Radio Breakfast to give his weekly politics round-up. Dan gives a timetable for Brexit, and looks at how the Supreme Court case will affect proceedings.
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Chris Bailey, Dan Hodges


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Sarah Lowther

Brexit Supreme Court case: a look back at day two of the government’s Brexit appeal case

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Brexit Supreme Court case: a look back at day two of the government’s Brexit appeal case
It’s day three of the politically sensitive appeal that will decide whether the government or parliament has legitimate authority to trigger Brexit. On Tuesday, Lord Pannick QC opened the argument on behalf of the lead claimant, Gina Miller, labelling the government’s assertion that it was entitled to use its prerogative powers to trigger Article 50 as “inherently implausible”. So, what might we expect from day three? David Mundy, Partner and Parliamentary Agent at Westminster based law firm Bircham Dyson Bell, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss.
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Chris Bailey, David Mundy


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Sarah Lowther

Could there be a Tory rebellion over the Government & its Brexit plans?

Sarah Lowther
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Could there be a Tory rebellion over the Government & its Brexit plans?
As the legal battle over the process of leaving the EU enters its second day at the Supreme Court, the Prime Minister's reportedly facing a Conservative rebellion. It's claimed more than 20 of the party's MPs could back a Labour motion demanding the Government reveals its plan for Brexit. To discuss this and more, Jack Sommers of the Huffington Post joined Share Radio Breakfast.
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Chris Bailey, Jack Sommers


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Sarah Lowther

What were the main findings on the first day of the Brexit Supreme Court case?

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What were the main findings on the first day of the Brexit Supreme Court case?
One of the most important constitutional cases in British legal history will sit for its second day. The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal from the Government to overturn a High Court ruling that said the prime minister could not use the royal prerogative to trigger Article 50 and begin the formal Brexit process. But what were the main findings from the first day? Deok Joo Rhee is a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, and she joined Share Radio to offer her views.
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Chris Bailey, Deok Joo Rhee


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Sarah Lowther

Transport Secretary to take track maintenance control away from Network Rail

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Transport Secretary to take track maintenance control away from Network Rail
In a speech later, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling will announce a plan to take track maintenance responsibilities away from Network Rail, and give them to the train operators. He says it will make things simpler and more accountable to passengers. But not everyone's happy about the changes, with some experts worried it could cause a decline in safety standards. Share Radio’s James Brydges spoke to Lianna Etkind, from the Campaign For Better Transport.
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James Brydges, Lianna Etkind


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Nigel Cassidy

Michael Bowsher on Brexit Supreme Court appeal

Nigel Cassidy
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Michael Bowsher on Brexit Supreme Court appeal
All eleven judges of the Supreme Court will meet today to hear the governments case that the High Court ruling on Article 50 should be overturned. If the Court upholds the High Court's previous verdict, it means Prime Minister Theresa May will be required to pass an act of parliament before triggering Article 50, the legal mechanism to leave the EU. Will the judges side with Prime Minister Theresa May? Or with the investment manager Gina Miller who began all this? She's backed by expertise from lawyers Mishcon de Reya and David Pannick QC, a cross-bencher in the Lords, and co-author of Human Rights Law and Practice. Michael Bowsher QC of Monckton Chambers joined Share Radio to discuss.
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Paul Sedgwick, Michael Bowsher


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Nigel Cassidy

“The likelihood is that Matteo Renzi will lose” – Ryan Heath of Politico on the Italian referendum

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“The likelihood is that Matteo Renzi will lose” – Ryan Heath of Politico on the Italian referendum
Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent and Associate Editor at Politico Europe, joined Share Radio Breakfast to give his weekly take on European Politics. The Italian referendum takes centre stage. Is Italian PM Matteo Renzi heading for defeat? Ryan also looks at the Austria presidential elections, and gives the latest from France.
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Ryan Heath


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Nigel Cassidy

The latest political news with Josh Lowe

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The latest political news with Josh Lowe
Josh Lowe, Reporter at Newsweek, joined Share Radio for his Thursdays comment of the latest political news. We started by asking him about the news that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's has privately told at least four EU ambassadors that he supports freedom of movement of EU workers despite the Government's stance.
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Louise Cooper, Josh Lowe


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Sarah Lowther

EU ramps up the pressure – Dan Hodges on the European Union’s hardening Brexit stance

Sarah Lowther
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EU ramps up the pressure – Dan Hodges on the European Union’s hardening Brexit stance
Dan Hodges, Political commentator at the Mail on Sunday, joined Share Radio Breakfast to give his weekly politics round up. Dan discusses Corbyn, Cuba and the increasing pressure from the European Union over Brexit.
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Chris Bailey, Dan Hodges


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Nigel Cassidy

European Parliament President Martin Schulz will not seek a third term

Nigel Cassidy
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European Parliament President Martin Schulz will not seek a third term
The European Parliament's President, Martin Schulz, is to run for election in the German parliament next year, instead of seeking a third term leading MEPs. And his replacement could matter for Britain. Politico Europe's Ryan Heath said it could well be the former Belgian prime minister, who's currently due to lead the EU in the Brexit negotiations. Ryan spoke to Share Radio’s Nigel Cassidy from Brussels.
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Ryan Heath


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