The housing crisis, the Brexit bill and the French election – Politics Weekly podcast

The Conservative government admitted this week that it has failed to tackle Britain’s housing crisis despite seven years in power. So what’s the plan now?

Joining Heather Stewart this week are Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee; Ryan Shorthouse from conservative thinktank Bright Blue; and Labour’s shadow secretary for housing John Healey.

Also this week: the government’s Brexit bill has sailed through the Commons with no amendments. But will it get a rougher ride in the House of Lords? We hear from Labour’s leader in the upper house Baroness (Angela) Smith.

Plus: after another topsy-turvy week in the French election, Angelique Chrisafis in Paris explains the latest twists in the most open and unpredictable presidential race in years.

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