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Inside Briefing is the IfG’s podcast, hosted by our director Hannah White.

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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23 NOV 2023 Podcast

Autumn statement of intent?

Giles Winn, a former Treasury special adviser, joins the podcast team to reveal what really goes into planning a big fiscal statement.

17 NOV 2023 Podcast

Sunak's flights of fantasy?

Francis Elliott, editor of the House Magazine, joins the podcast to run the rule over the reshuffle and weigh up Sunak's Rwanda scheme.

10 NOV 2023 Podcast

The Sunak/Suella stand-off

The Sun’s Noa Hoffman is this week’s podcast guest as the Inside Briefing team break down the legislative agenda on offer from Rishi Sunak.

03 NOV 2023 Podcast

Boris Johnson's orgy of narcissism

The BBC’s health reporter Jim Reed joins the team to work out what we’ve learnt from the Covid Inquiry evidence sessions and WhatsApp messages.