View From Stormont

View From Stormont- Episode 110

This week we're in Brighton as chaotic scenes over a Brexit vote dominated Labour's annual conference. Tracey Magee has an in-depth interview with Hilary Benn, Chair of the Brexit Committee. There's a special report examining how farmers here are planning for a no-deal amid growing fears that the agri industry could be irretrievably damaged if an agreement with the EU isn't reached. Plus, we're joined from Brussels by Alliance MEP Naomi Long.

View From Stormont- Episode 109

With little sign of a Brexit breakthrough, this week's programme has the latest from Luxembourg and London as the Prime Minister held his first meeting with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. A special report examines how Northern Ireland's ports are preparing for the impact of a potential no-deal. Plus, there's expert analysis on what's likely to happen in the weeks ahead.

View From Stormont- Episode 108

As the Brexit chaos continues amid government warnings of what might happen in the event of a no-deal, the first programme since the summer break has an in-depth interview with DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson and Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard. We have expert analysis from Political Editor Ken Reid and the commentators Allison Morris and Sam McBride share their thoughts on these turbulent political times and the prospect of Stormont returning.

View From Stormont-Episode 107

The last programme before the summer break examines the latest from London and Belfast as the battle for leadership of the Conservative party continues. Brexit expert Anand Menon shares his thoughts on how the new leader might succeed in delivering Brexit, where Theresa May could not. Local Tories give us their views on who they think should be the next Prime Minister. Plus, there is a progress check on the Stormont talks as negotiations enter their seventh week.

View From Stormont- Episode 106

The Stormont talks descend into disharmony as the DUP accuses Sinn Féin of being stuck on narrow issues. Our Political Editor Ken Reid joins us with his analysis. On the eve of the second Tory leadership vote, we get the thoughts of Kevin Maguire and Andrew Pierce plus there’s a special report on whether all Irish Passport holders outside the Republic should be allowed to vote for the Irish President.

View From Stormont- Episode 105

This week we speak to the DUP’s Nigel Dodds and John O’Dowd from Sinn Féin about the continuation of the Stormont talks and the chances of securing a deal anytime soon. Also, we’ve the latest on the battle to be the next Conservative party leader followed by expert analysis from Kate Devlin, Allison Morris and Ben Lowry. Plus, there’s a special report on the women from Northern Ireland who are backing the legal challenge to the government’s decision to raise their retirement age.

View From Stormont-Episode 104

We get the view from London as US President Donald Trump meets the Prime Minister during his state visit. Our Political Editor Ken Reid who was at the joint press conference shares his thoughts on Trump's comments. Responding to Deborah McAleese's special report on struggling food banks in Belfast, Professor Eileen Evason and Kevin Higgins from Advice NI warn of the cliff edge facing Northern Ireland when the welfare mitigation package ends next March. Plus, we've an in depth interview with Naomi Long after her stunning European election victory.

View From Stormont- Episode 103

This special edition of the programme captures how the European election count unfolded in Magherafelt. We've in depth interviews with the first all women line up returned to Brussels followed by expert analysis of what was a spectacular result for the Alliance party. James Mates provides the view from Brussels and what the UK results mean for the EU.