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20110206

The Foreign Secretary William Hague talks to John Pienaar about Egypt, multi-culturalism, and the prospect of Tory tax cuts. The former Conservative leader also rebuffs claims he's lost some of his passion for politics.

Bianca Jagger explains why she's put her name to a campaign against a proposed sell-off of some publicly-run forests in England.

And after David Cameron claims multiculturalism has failed, John Pienaar takes to the streets of London's Chinatown - and Brick Lane, home to one of London's largest Muslim communities - to find out what the phrase means to ordinary people.

To join the discussion in the studio with John in a future Pienaar's Politics, email (johnp(at)bbc.co.uk) tweet @JPonpolitics or message John from our Facebook page.

20110213
20110213

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude MP defends the 'Big Society', as Prime Minister David Cameron prepares to give a major speech on his vision.

John goes speed dating with a conservation charity on the River Thames.

And panellists Kelvin MacKenzie, political and social affairs journalist Rowenna Davis and listener Christopher Nolan join John for discussion, along with Labour MP for Barnsley East Michael Dugher, and Conservative MP for Chatham and Aylesford Tracey Crouch.

To join the discussion in the studio with John in a future Pienaar's Politics, email (johnp(at)bbc.co.uk) tweet @JPonpolitics or message John from our Facebook page.

20110220
20110220

Libya, human rights, university fees and politicans saying sorry. John is joined by the Universities Minister, David Willetts, the Shadow Environment Secretary, Mary Creagh, and the Liberal Democrat MP, Malcolm Bruce, who's chair of the International Development Committee.

Amber Elliott from Total Politics magazine and Steve Richards of The Independent also cast their eyes over the week's political stories.

And Denise McClean is this week's 5 live listener in the studio.

To join the discussion in the studio with John in a future Pienaar's Politics, email johnp(at)bbc.co.uk, tweet @JPonpolitics or message John from our Facebook page.

20110227
20110227

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

This week, his guests are the Transport Secretary, Philip Hammond MP; Don Foster, MP for Bath; and Rushanara Ali, MP for Bethnal Green and Bow.

Rosa Prince, political correspondent at The Telegraph, and Richard Littlejohn, columnist for the Daily Mail, offer their analysis of the week's political news.

Plus Colin Paterson joins us from the Oscars with news of the Academy using the Alternative Vote system for choosing its winners.

And John visits the Gardening Museum, meeting people who've decided to grow their own food because of the financial squeeze.

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20120520

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20120527

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20120708

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20120715

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20120909

John Pienaar is live at the TUC conference in Brighton.

20120909

John Pienaar comes live from the TUC conference in Brighton. On the agenda; cuts, strikes and workers rights for fashion models. John will be speaking to key players in the Trade Union movement, including Brendan Barber, Christine Blower, Mark Sewotka and Dave Prentis.

20121014

John Pienaar's joined by Michael Moore, the Secretary of State for Scotland, to discuss Scottish independence.

Also, John asks if we're better off in or out of Europe.

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20121021

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20121028

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20121104

John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20121125

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20121202

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20121209

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20121223

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130106

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130113

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130120

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130127

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130203

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130210

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130217

John speaks to the leader of the Labour party, Ed Miliband; the Conservative party chairman, Grant Shapps; and the man behind the US adaptation of 'House of Cards', Beau Willimon.

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130224

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130303

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130310

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130317

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130324

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130331

John Pienaar asks what it means to be British today. How has our approach to religion and family changed in recent times? To discuss this, John is joined by a panel of guests, including Nick Baines, the Bishop of Bradford; Jon McClure, lead singer of Reverend and the Makers; Robert Hardman from the Daily Mail and Zoe Williams from the Guardian.

20130407

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130414

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130428

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130505

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130512

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130519

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130526

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130616

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20130623

John Pienaar looks ahead to the chancellor's autumn statement. He also speaks to the shadow chancellor Ed Balls about Labour's policy on pensions and government spending.

20130623

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130630

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130707

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130714

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130908

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20130915

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

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20130922

John Pienaar is live at the Labour Conference in Brighton with Yvette Cooper and Jim Murphy. He'll also be catching up with Ed Balls at the press Vs Labour party annual football match.

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20130929

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar presents live from Manchester at the Conservative party conference.

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20131006

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20131006

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20131013

John Pienaar speaks to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and Labour's Jim Murphy. He also chats to The Proclaimers about their support for Scottish independence and is joined in the studio by the former Liberal Democrat leader, Charles Kennedy.

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20131013

John Pienaar speaks to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and Labour's Jim Murphy. He also chats to The Proclaimers about their support for Scottish independence and is joined in the studio by the former Liberal Democrat leader, Charles Kennedy.

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20131020

John Pienaar talks to the SNP leader Alex Salmond. He also discusses the future of protest music with Eastenders' Ricky Norwood, who has just made a documentary on the subject for Radio 1.

20131020

John Pienaar talks to the SNP leader Alex Salmond. He also discusses the future of protest music with Eastenders' Ricky Norwood, who has just made a documentary on the subject for Radio 1.

20131027

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

20131103

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar talks to the shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna and the director general of the CBI John Cridland.

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20131103

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar talks to the shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna and the director general of the CBI John Cridland.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20131110

John Pienaar talks to the new editor of The Sun, David Dinsmore, on page 3, press regulation and where the paper lies politically. John also speaks to UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, and the Labour party deputy leader, Harriet Harman.

20131110

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20131117

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20131124

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20131201

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations.

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20131208

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20131215

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20131222

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar looks back on an eventful year in politics and shares his thoughts and insights on the year ahead.

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20140105

20140105

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140112

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140119

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140126

20140126

20140126

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140126

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140202

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140209

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140216

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140223

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140302

John is joined live by the Labour leader, Ed Miliband and Labour activist, Jermain Jackman, who's also a contestant on 'The Voice'.

20140309

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140316

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140323

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140406

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140420

A Pienaar's Politics Easter special, featuring Lord Michael Heseltine, Lord John Reid and Sir Ming Campbell. John also asks the Bishop of Truro which government policies are sinful and catches up with UKIP's Deputy Leader, Paul Nuttall.

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140427

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140504

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140511

20140511

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140511

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140518

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140525

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140601

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140608

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140615

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140622

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar is joined live by the work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith. He also speaks to the Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Wool.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20140629

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20140706

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140720

As Parliament prepares to go into summer recess, 5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar presents a special programme from Latitude festival to reflect on the political year.

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20140907

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20140914

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar looks ahead to this week's Scottish referendum on independence in a special programme.

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20140921

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar reflects on the Scottish referendum on independence, plus the latest news and interviews from across Scotland and Westminster.

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20140928

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar presents live from the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

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20141005

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar presents live from the Liberal Democrat Party Conference in Glasgow. Guests include Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, and former party leader, Lord Paddy Ashdown.

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20141012

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20141019

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20141026

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20141102

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20141109

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20141116

John Pienaar speaks to the Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith. He's also joined by Labour's Shadow Europe Minister, Pat McFadden and UKIP's Deputy Leader, Paul Nuttall.

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20141123

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20141207

John Pienaar is joined by the Business Minister, Matt Hancock, the Shadow Business Secretary, Chuka Umunna and the comedian and creator of BBC 3's 'The Revolution will be Televised', Jolyon Rubinstein.

20141221

It's a festive edition of Pienaar's Politics. John is joined by former Tory Chancellor Ken Clarke, former Labour leader Neil Kinnock, former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy and the Deputy Leader of UKIP Paul Nuttall to look back at the past year's key moments in politics.

20150104

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150111

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150118
20150208

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150215

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150222

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150301

20150301

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150301

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20150308

John Pienaar is joined by the Leader of the Lords, Baroness Stowell and the Shadow Justice Secretary, Sadiq Khan.

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20150315

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150322

John Pienaar speaks to the former SNP leader, Alex Salmond and the Scottish Labour Leader, Jim Murphy. He'll also be joined by a panel of politicians and political journalists, including the Sun's Political Editor, Tom Newton Dunn.

20150405

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150412

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150419
20150426

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20150503

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150510

John Pienaar and guests analyse the results of the 2015 general election and discuss what they mean for the formation of the next UK government.

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20150517

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20150524

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150531

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20150614

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20150712

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

20150920

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20150927

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151004

Pienaar's Politics comes live from the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. John is joined by the Employment Minister, Priti Patel, Lord Michael Heseltine and Lord Francis Maude.

20151018

20151018

John Pienaar is live in Aberdeen at the SNP conference. He's joined by their former leader and new SNP MP, Alex Salmond and Labour's only remaining MP in Scotland, Ian Murray. Liam Fox is also live on the programme, ahead of a speech he's giving about the outlook for the British economy, which he thinks is very gloomy.

20151018

John Pienaar is live in Aberdeen at the SNP conference. He's joined by their former leader and new SNP MP, Alex Salmond and Labour's only remaining MP in Scotland, Ian Murray. Liam Fox is also live on the programme, ahead of a speech he's giving about the outlook for the British economy, which he thinks is very gloomy.

20151018

20151018

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151018

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151018

20151018

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151018

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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20151025

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151025

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151108

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151115

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151129

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151213

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20151220
20160103

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160110

20160110

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160110

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160117

20160117

John Pienaar speaks to the Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell and the Unite General Secretary, Len McCluskey. He also discusses whether Donald Trump should be banned from the UK with the columnist, Katie Hopkins and the SNP MP, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh.

20160117

John Pienaar speaks to the Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell and the Unite General Secretary, Len McCluskey. He also discusses whether Donald Trump should be banned from the UK with the columnist, Katie Hopkins and the SNP MP, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh.

20160124

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160207

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160410

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160417

John Pienaar talks to cabinet minister Chris Grayling, the shadow cabinet's Jon Ashworth and UKIP's Suzanne Evans. Labour MP Conor McGinn is this week's volunteer for BBQs - Back Bench Questions.

20160417

20160424

John Pienaar is joined by Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and leading Tory backbencher Graham Brady plus other guests to discuss the EU, Obama's intervention, the US elections and much more. This week's MP to face a grilling on the BBQ - Back Bench Questions - is Jacob Rees Mogg.

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5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160522

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160522

20160522

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160522

20160605

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

20160605

20160612

John Pienaar is joined by the employment minister, Priti Patel and Labour's deputy Leader Tom Watson. He also speaks to Sir John Major backing a 'remain vote in the EU referendum and UKIP's largest donor and 'leave' campaigner, Arron Banks.

20160619

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Andy Burnham And 'momentum'20151101

John Pienaar speaks to the Shadow Home Secretary, Andy Burnham. He's also joined by James Schneider; one of the founders of the 'Corbinista' activist movement, 'Momentum'. The Conservative backbencher, James Cleverly, goes under the grill in this week's BBQs.

Angela Eagle and Ken Clarke20160403

John speaks to Shadow Business Secretary, Angela Eagle and the former Chancellor, Ken Clarke. He's also joined by the Chairwoman of Republicans Abroad, Jan Halper Hayes, to discuss Donald Trump's controversial comments about abortion and nuclear weapons. The Labour MP, Alison McGovern goes under the grill in Backbencher's Questions.

Angela Eagle and Ken Clarke20160403

Bob Geldof20140119

Boris Johnson and Ed Balls20141130

John Pienaar speaks to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and the Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls. He's also joined by UKIP's second MP, Mark Reckless and the Conservative MP, John Redwood.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

Boris Johnson and Ed Balls20141130

John Pienaar speaks to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and the Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls. He's also joined by UKIP's second MP, Mark Reckless and the Conservative MP, John Redwood.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

Boris Johnson And Ed Balls20141130

John Pienaar speaks to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and the Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls. He's also joined by UKIP's second MP, Mark Reckless and the Conservative MP, John Redwood.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

Chris Grayling and Lisa Nandy20160313

Chris Grayling and Lisa Nandy20160313

John is joined by the Leader of the House, Chris Grayling and the business PR Guru, Roland Rudd to discuss the EU referendum. He also speaks to the Shadow Energy Secretary, Lisa Nandy. The Labour MP, Rupa Huq, goes under the grill in Backbencher's Questions.

Corbyn Elected Labour Leader20150913

John discusses the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader with the General Secretary of Unite, Len McLuskey and key figures in the the party.

Dominic Grieve & Angela Eagle20151011

John is joined by the chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee, Dominic Grieve, to discuss the prospect of military intervention in Syria. He also speaks to the Shadow Defence Secretary, Angela Eagle.

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Eric Pickles & Pj O'rourke20150329

John Pienaar speaks to the Communities and Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles and the American satirist and journalist, P.J. O'Rourke.

George Osborne20141214

John Pienaar speaks to chancellor George Osborne, who is on a tour of north east England.

Iain Duncan Smith and Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus20160515

John Pienaar is joined by the former cabinet minister, Iain Duncan Smith and the Shadow Foreign Secretary, Hilary Benn, to discuss the EU referendum campaign. He also hears from Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus who is calling for Britain to remain a member of the European Union.

Iain Duncan Smith and Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus20160515

Iain Duncan Smith and Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus20160515

John Pienaar is joined by the former cabinet minister, Iain Duncan Smith and the Shadow Foreign Secretary, Hilary Benn, to discuss the EU referendum campaign. He also hears from Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus who is calling for Britain to remain a member of the European Union.

Iain Duncan Smith and Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus20160515

Jeremy Corbyn And Ed Miliband20160529

John speaks to the leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, former leader, Ed Miliband and the Conservative MP, Andrew Bridgen who claims that there is serious unrest in his party's ranks. He's also joined by the poet and actor, Benjamin Zephaniah to discuss Europe, poetry and veganism.

Jim Murphy20130421

John speaks to the Labour Shadow Defence Secretary, Jim Murphy, and asks some of the runners in the marathon for their views on Ed Miliband and the Labour party. Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, joins our MPs panel.

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations. Featuring news and interviews from key figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

Liam Fox and Yvette Cooper20160306

Liam Fox and Yvette Cooper20160306

John Pienaar is joined by former Conservative Defence Secretary, Liam Fox and Labour's Yvette Cooper. The Tory MP Alberto Costa goes under the grill in BBQs - Backbencher's Questions.

Liam Fox and Yvette Cooper20160306

John Pienaar is joined by former Conservative Defence Secretary, Liam Fox and Labour's Yvette Cooper. The Tory MP Alberto Costa goes under the grill in BBQs - Backbencher's Questions.

Lisa Nandy & Alex Salmond20151206

Lisa Nandy & Alex Salmond20151206

John Pienaar is joined by the Shadow Energy Secretary, Lisa Nandy and the SNP's Alex Salmond. He also reflects on a decade of David Cameron's leadership of the Conservative party.

Matt Hancock And Johnny Mercer20151122

John Pienaar looks ahead to the Spending Review with the Conservative Cabinet Office Minister, Matt Hancock and the Shadow Business Secretary, Angela Eagle. The Conservative MP, Johnny Mercer, faces 'Backbencher's Questions'.

Nick Clegg20140112

Nigel Farage And Greek Elections20150125

John Pienaar is joined by the leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage. Also on the agenda; the TV election debates and a look ahead to the result of the pivotal election in Greece. John also speaks to the student challenging Nick Clegg in Sheffield Hallam at the next election.

5 live's chief political correspondent John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

Priti Patel And Alan Johnson20160221

As the date for EU Referendum is announced, John speaks to Priti Patel, one of the cabinet ministers backing 'Brexit'. He's also joined by Labour's Alan Johnson, who is leading Labour's campaign to stay in the EU. And the Conservative MP, Andrea Jenkyns, who ousted Ed Balls at the election goes under the grill in 'Backbencher's Questions'.

Scottish Independence Special20140713

John Pienaar is live in Glasgow for a Scottish independence referendum special. He'll be speaking to the Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond and the Scottish Secretary, Alistair Carmichael. John will be joined in Glasgow by an audience of teenagers, who will be voting for the first time in the referendum. He'll also be speaking to the Scottish singer, Edwyn Collins.

Download the Pienaar's Politics podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.