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Bristol protest violence, the policing bill and Paul Williams’s Hartlepool Labour candidacy

Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the latest in UK politics on the New Statesman podcast.

Protests in Bristol against the controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill erupted into violence over the weekend. On the New Stateman podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss what impact this might have on the progress of the bill through parliament.

Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on the selection of Paul Williams as the Labour candidate for the Hartlepool by-election.

Further reading

Stephen writes that Nicola Sturgeon can breathe easier thanks to her incompetent opponents.

Anoosh has been exploring how the pandemic is transforming our relationship with work, leisure and care.

Ailbhe explains how both Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond managed to shake off scandal.

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