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Inside Briefing and The Expert Factor are the IfG’s podcast, hosted by our director Hannah White.

Inside Briefing

Each week Hannah, IfG experts and special guests give you the essential inside briefing on the latest events in government and British politics. Tune in to understand the decisions being made in the corridors of power and for all the IfG’s latest thinking on how government works – and how it can work better.

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The Expert Factor Podcast

The podcast for people who haven’t had enough of experts. Each week the directors of three leading and respected think tanks – Paul Johnson of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Hannah White of the Institute for Government, and Anand Menon of UK in a Changing Europe – get together to discuss, debate and explain the big questions and themes that will shape the upcoming General Election, and the political landscape for years to come.

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23 FEB 2024 Podcast

The Hoyle crisis

ConservativeHome’s Henry Hill joins the podcast team to make sense of the Gaza debate and to weigh up how much trouble Speaker Lindsay Hoyle is in.

16 FEB 2024 Podcast

Rishi Sunak's double by-election trouble

Chris Cook of the Financial Times joins the podcast team to explore just how much trouble the PM is in – and what he can do to turn things around.

08 FEB 2024 Podcast

Sunak gambles as Starmer U-turns

Times Health Commission chair, Rachel Sylvester, joins the team to discuss the PM's PMQs bust-up with Keir Starmer and how to fix the NHS.