Have Boris's 'lost' texts fuelled the sleaze scandal?
'It’s not going to go down well when people are seriously thinking about the cost of their energy bills over the next few months: how much it costs to buy food, what supplies are in shortage, to be reminded that the Prime Minister was trying to put extremely expensive wallpaper up in his flat' - Kate Andrews
Also on the podcast, various problems are snowballing towards a cost of living crisis. The energy price cap is expected to rise just as household contributions are due to increase from the National Insurance hike. Can the government retain support as households struggle to cope with costs this winter?
‘It is politically imperative for the Tories that they can cut taxes before the next election’ - James Forsyth
Cindy Yu speaks to Kate Andrews and James Forsyth.