Despite Theresa May's threats of retribution should peers attempt to amend the Brexit bill, this week the House of Lords voted for an amendment that means the Prime Minister must guarantee the rights of EU nationals living in the UK after Brexit. And today, Mrs May has called on Conservatives to support the Union of the UK during a speech to the Scottish Tory conference in Glasgow. Share Radio's Simon Rose was joined for the latest by political correspondent Colin Bloom.
Will all the controversy around triggering Article 50 derail UK banks recovery?
With HSBC shares sliding today after it announced a fall in profits of 62% from last year, there is concern that the recovery seen by some banks could be hurt by the process of the UK leaving the EU.
To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK.
Why he got it right on Trump when almost everyone else didn’t. What sort of president will Trump be?
Does the UK Government have a plan for Brexit and what sort of Brexit will it be?
How should the government treat Nigel Farage, given that he clearly gets on better with Trump than anyone else in the UK?
Simon Rose was joined by John Phelan chief economist at Agrimoney to discuss Trump and Hilary’s economic policies. Trump seems to view trade as a zero sum game, a fight with winners and losers. He talks of the all the money the US supposedly 'loses' to China or wherever. What he fails to mention is the goods and services China 'loses' to the US in return for these bits of paper. Hilary thinks all government spending is investment and believes in myths like the minimum wage and the gender pay gap.
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