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Payne's Politics

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Sebastian Payne takes you into the corridors of power to unwrap, analyse and debate British politics with a regular lineup of expert Financial Times correspondents and informed commentators. New episodes available every Saturday morning.

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Dominic Cummings versus the world

Boris Johnson's former chief adviser made an epic seven-hour appearance at a parliamentary hearing this week, claiming the prime minister was unfit for the job and the health secretary a liar. We explore his bombastic claims and the political impact for Johnson. Plus, we examine the impact of the cuts to foreign aid on the ground and whether the budget will rise again. Presented by Sebastian Payne, with George Parker, Robert Shrimsley, Jasmine Cameron-Chileshe and special guest Andrew Mitchell MP. Produced by Anna Dedhar and Josh de la Mare. The sound engineer was Sean McGarrity. Review clips: Parliament TV

Further reading:

Cummings exposes dangers of a lightweight leader and a dysfunctional system

Hancock admits some patients with Covid were moved into care homes

Relations between Johnson and cabinet secretary fray over Cummings ties

Cummings’ testimony reveals fatal flaws of the British state

Cummings launches stinging attack on Johnson and handling of Covid crisis

Lessons of Dominic Cummings’ testimony are still to be learnt

UK aid cuts ‘directly hamper’ fight against HIV, warn politicians and Aids groups

Cutting aid undermines the vision of Global Britain

Africa feels the brunt of UK foreign aid cuts

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