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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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Nigel Cassidy

UK construction industry could lose 200,000 EU workers if Britain leaves single market

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

UK construction industry could lose 200,000 EU workers if Britain leaves single market
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) says the UK construction industry could lose almost 200,000 EU workers if Britain leaves the single market. It argues that alternative plans need to be put in place in the event of a hard Brexit, otherwise some of the country's biggest infrastructure and construction projects could be put under threat. Abdul Choudhury, RICS Policy Manager for London, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to discuss this.
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Abdul Choudhury


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Ed Bowsher

Dutch election: are polls underestimating Eurosceptic Geert Wilders chances?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Dutch election: are polls underestimating Eurosceptic Geert Wilders chances?
As the Dutch go to the polls tomorrow, can the right-wing populist Geert Wilders get his Eurosceptic party into government? Share Radio's Alexi Phillips spoke with the head of Open Europe's Brussels Office, Pieter Cleppe, asking him about the latest results in opinion polls.
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Pieter Cleppe


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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

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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Ed Bowsher

Scotland to ask for second independence referendum

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

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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Sarah Pennells (1)

What are the new T-level qualifications?

Sarah Pennells (1)
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

What are the new T-level qualifications?
Last week the Chancellor announced £500m worth of investment into technical education as part of the budget. Amongst the changes we'll see the introduction of new T-level qualifications aimed at teaching vocational subjects. To find out more about the investments being made Sarah Pennells spoke to Petra Wilton, Director of Strategy and External Affairs at the CMI.
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Petra Wilton


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: No new taxes

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: No new taxes
Welcome to the This is Money and Share Radio Podcast, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. Dominating the financial headlines this week has been Chancellor Philip Hammond's final Spring Budget. Described by some as a tax raid on the self-employed and small businesses the announcements of hikes in national insurance and dividend tax have come as a surprise to many given previous Conservative election pledges. There has been some good offerings though with a multi-million pound fund put aside for 'disruptive' technologies from robots to driverless cars. Unpicking all the announcements Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Plus how tax rises are also being extended to council tax and insurance premiums. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost in partnership with NS&I.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Nigel Cassidy

Samsung boss on trial in bribery scandal

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Samsung boss on trial in bribery scandal
The boss of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, is engulfed in a massive bribery scandal that's threatening to put him in jail. The case is also linked to the huge scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's President Park Geun-hye. Shares in South Korea rose 0.4% in Friday's session after the country's Constitutional Court upheld parliament's impeachment of the President. James Brydges reports.
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James Brydges


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Ed Bowsher

Will Theresa May endorse another Scottish referendum in late 2018?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

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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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

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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