Ep 1277: Bumbling Boris Safe for Now

Economist and commentator Chris Johns talks to Eamon in the aftermath of the Channel tragedy and questions Home Secretary Priti Patel's competence in managing migration in the UK. Also as a leadership challenge begins to look possible, could the Spectator's Politician of the Year, Rishi Sunak, step forward and will the Tory party turn on Boris if he fails to deliver for the Red Wall constituencies and British business?

Published: 11/29/2021

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Chris Johns

Chris Johns is the former Chief Economist of the Bank of Ireland and has previously worked in the UK Treasury and the National Institute of Economic & Social Research in London. He writes a column every Monday in the Irish Times.