FT Brexit Unspun

Siona Jenkins discusses the impact of Brexit on the National Health Service with the FT’s James Blitz and Sarah Neville. Will there be more money? How will it affect staffing, the cost of drugs and medical research?

 

If Europeans no longer take up jobs in the UK, will those jobs go to British workers or be lost for good, and will workers rights be eroded when protections enshrined in EU legislation are removed? Siona Jenkins puts these questions to Sarah Gordon and Sarah O’Connor.

 

Fears about immigration were a prime reason why many Britons voted to leave the European Union. Were these fears justified, and if so, will Brexit solve the problem? Siona Jenkins puts these questions to the FT’s Helen Warrell and James Blitz.

 

What’s the greatest risk to the smooth operation of cross border trade and which sectors are likely to be most affected? Siona Jenkins discusses the impact of Brexit on UK trade with Sarah Gordon, FT business editor, and Patrick Jenkins, financial editor.

 

Siona Jenkins asks the FT’s Helen Warrell and Sam Jones how Britain’s defence and security services will be affected by Brexit

 

Will Britain’s departure from the EU be good or bad for the economy, or will it in fact have no great impact at all? Siona Jenkins puts the question to Sarah O’Connor, employment editor, and Chris Giles, economics editor.

 

Siona Jenkins is joined by Sarah Gordon, FT business editor, and James Blitz, Whitehall editor, to discuss the timetable for Britain’s exit negotiations. Is Theresa May right that a strong mandate in next month’s elections will strengthen her hand and how will other elections in Europe affect the timetable?

 

Welcome to Brexit Unspun, a podcast that looks beyond the slogans and grandstanding to examine what Brexit will mean for Britain’s trade, economy, public institutions and private sector. Each week, the FT’s Siona Jenkins will join forces with colleagues and invited guests, to examine the areas most affected by Brexit, from science, to the labour market, the NHS and nuclear policy.