​Will a summer of discontent hurt the Tories or Labour more?

As the official measure of inflation in the UK hits 9.1 per cent, Anoosh Chakelian is joined by the New Statesman business team, Will Dunn and Emma Haslett, to discuss why inflation is hitting the country so badly.


How much is Brexit making matters worse, and is inflation simply a worldwide problem? And what can the government do about it?


Then in You Ask Us, the panel answer a listener’s question on Labour’s lack of a clear response to the rail strikes.


If you have a question for You Ask Us, email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk


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