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Al Jazeera – Inside Story: Can a new Conservative PM restore confidence in the UK?


This was before Sunak’s win

Upload October 22,2022

The United Kingdom is set to have its third Prime Minister in less than a year. Liz Truss resigned on Thursday, just 44 days into the job. Her economic policies had spooked the markets and caused a sharp fall in the pound against the U.S. dollar. A new leader now faces formidable economic and political challenges. Government debt has risen to its highest levels in nearly 60 years. That’s 98% of economic output as inflation surges. And there’s the unfinished task of navigating the implications of Brexit. The opposition Labour party is calling for a new general election.

Presenter: Sami Zeidan Guests: Afzal Khan – Labour Party MP Peter Oborne – Political Commentator and Associate Editor at the Middle East Eye Alex Deane – Conservative Party Member and Political Commentator

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