Ep 1489: Truss-Sunak Leadership Contest - Tory Government Lurches to the Right

Economist and commentator Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the policies, and their potential impact, of the two contenders for the Tory leadership, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. Chris Johns hosts his own podcast, The Other Hand, with Jim Power.

Published: 07/21/2022

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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.

Jim Power

Jim Power is an economist. He has worked for the Bank of Ireland as its Chief Economist, and for Allied Irish Banks as its Treasury Economist.