View From Stormont

View From Stormont- Episode 91

This week we've interviews with Mairead McGuinness, Vice-President of the European Parliament, DUP MEP Diane Dodds and Chair of the Westminster Brexit Committee Hilary Benn following the announcement that Labour could back a second EU referendum. A special report examines the use of anti-terror powers at ports and concerns about what impact Brexit might have on journeys in the Common Travel Area. With Sinn Féin and the SDLP at loggerheads over a border poll we speak to Colum Eastwood and Martina Anderson.

View From Stormont- Episode 90

Has politics failed policing on the question of legacy? This week's show has an exclusive interview with the Chief Constable almost twenty years after the Patten Report. Ahead of a summer of change at the very top George Hamilton, the Policing Board Chair and the Police Ombudsman share their thoughts on the outstanding challenges facing policing here. Plus, a Leave voting Co. Down businessman tells the programme that the UK would be better staying in the EU rather than crashing out without a deal.

View From Stormont- Episode 89

This edition of the programme examines the latest twists and turns in the Brexit process with just over six weeks to go until the UK is due to leave the EU. We hear from the DUP's Westminster leader Nigel Dodds and Sinn Fein MLA Máirtín Ó Muilleoir. Plus, a year on from the collapse of the draft deal to restore power-sharing our team of commentators assess how much love there is for a return to Stormont.

View From Stormont- Episode 88

This week's show hears from both the Shadow Brexit Secretary and the Irish Minister for European Affairs ahead of another Commons vote on Brexit. We've political reaction from the DUP MP Gregory Campbell, SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood and Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson amid the impasse over the backstop. Plus there's commentary and expert analysis of the week's headlines.

View From Stormont- Episode 87

On the eve of another big Brexit vote, our political analysts in Westminster assess what shape the next phase of talks with the EU might take. As the controversial backstop continues to dominate the process, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon insists that the Dublin government and the EU will not budge on it. Plus, in a special interview the PUP Deputy leader John Kyle tells Brian Rowan that Sinn Féin must choose between healing and a border poll while the party's national Chair Declan Kearney argues that continuing dialogue is important.

View From Stormont- Episode 86

This week's programme hears from DUP MP Gregory Campbell and Sinn Féin MLA Máirtín Ó Muilleoir as Theresa May sets out plans to find a Brexit deal, which could win parliamentary support.

Our team in London indulge in the art of prediction ahead of another politically significant week and we get the views of young people on the border as well as the thoughts of two ardent Leave supporters.

View From Stormont-Episode 85

This special edition of the programme gets the view from Westminster, Dublin and Brussels as the Brexit crisis deepens. We hear from the DUP and Sinn Féin as Theresa May tries to salvage her deal. Our analysts digest the drama of the political week and share their thoughts on what might happen next.

View From Stormont- Episode 84

With less than twenty-four hours to the crunch vote on the Brexit deal, the first programme of 2019 has the latest analysis and commentary from our team in Westminster. Ahead of D-DAY for Theresa May, we speak to DUP MP Gregory Campbell and Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard. Plus in a special interview, former Secretary of State Peter Hain tells us how he feels progress can be made as we enter a third year without an Executive.