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Georgie Frost

Is it May Day for the pound? Ed Bowsher on the News Review

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Is it May Day for the pound? Ed Bowsher on the News Review
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. And today, the pound is rallying behind the news that Theresa May will be the next PM, as David Cameron heads to his last PMQs. And on the subject of the pound, travelers exchanging currency at the UK's regional airports are apparently getting less for their pounds than those using London terminals. And bad news for London, as Cambridge is named best place in the UK to work. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Ed Bowsher


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Ed Mitchell

David Cameron's last ever PMQ's with Mike Indian

Ed Mitchell
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Ed's Macro-Economic View

 David Cameron's last ever PMQ's with Mike Indian
This is our regular Wednesday slot on politics which in these history-making times is anything but routine. Indeed we have a full session today with Mike Indian, Senior Political Analyst at DeHavilland - to discuss David Cameron's last ever PMQ's & more.

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Juliette Foster

The Weeks Update: Theresa May says she wants to make Brexit work for the UK – but can she do it? Professor John Weeks & Graham Gudgin of Oxford Economics discuss

Juliette Foster
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The Weeks Update

The Weeks Update: Theresa May says she wants to make Brexit work for the UK – but can she do it? Professor John Weeks & Graham Gudgin of Oxford Economics discuss
Professor John Weeks - Share Radio's regular economics commentator and Dr Graham Gudgin part-time Senior Economic Advisor with Oxford Economics & Research Associate, Centre For Business Research, University of Cambridge discuss the nature of the EU debate as it appeared especially in terms of the economic arguments & the future under Theresa May.

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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: The Living Wage three months on

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: The Living Wage three months on
It's been three months since the national living wage was introduced in the UK. The idea was always that the rate would be regularly revised, but Brexit and the power shifts in the major political parties could put the next steps at risk. Matt Cox spoke to Caroline Reilly, Senior Programme Manager at the Living Wage Foundation, to get her thoughts.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Caroline Reilly


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Georgie Frost

Andrea Leadsom quits Conservative leadership race

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Andrea Leadsom quits Conservative leadership race
Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the race to succeed David Cameron and become the next Conservative Party leader and UK Prime Minister, leaving Theresa May to take charge of the country. Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie for some breaking analysis.
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Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

This Is Money: Pounds, Property and Pensions

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This Is Money: Pounds, Property and Pensions
On this edition of This Is Money, Editor Simon Lambert and Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard-Strauss are in to talk more Brexit fall-out, of course; will Mark Carney’s reassuring tones be enough to steady the ship, as Sterling falls further than we've seen since Walter Mondale was a relevant cultural reference? We’ll also be looking at property fund lockouts, and why you should NEVER trust them with your pension. And stay tuned to the end as we have a rare win for the little guy, to the tune of £19 Billion! This is Money is presented in partnership with NS&I, and hosted by Georgie Frost.
Guests:

Simon Lambert, Rachel Rickard-Straus


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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 at 6:00

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 at 6:00

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: “The strategy of Japan is that we don’t have opposition” – Seijiro Takeshita

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: “The strategy of Japan is that we don’t have opposition” – Seijiro Takeshita
On Sunday, Japanese voters will go to the polls in the triennial upper house election. The contest is for only half the seats, and voters are expected to vote for the political status quo or not vote at all. To discuss this and more, Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at University of Shizuoka in Japan, joined Share Radio.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Dr Seijiro Takeshita


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Teacher’s strikes begin – but why is it happening?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Teacher’s strikes begin – but why is it happening?
Members of the National Union of Teachers across England are to strike over pay and working conditions. There's also a level of uncertainty surrounding the potential effects of post-Brexit Britain on the education system. Matt Cox spoke to Jerry Glazier, a member of the National Union of Teachers Executives, who explained the motivations behind the strike.
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Matt Cox, Jerry Glazier


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