Ep 1573: UK Economy - No way out for weak Tory government

Economist, commentator and podcaster Chris Johns joins Eamon to talk about Rishi Sunak's first weeks in office, the Northern Ireland election u-turn, Home Secretary Suella Braverman's activities, Britain's economic crisis and the impact of the latest interest rates rise announced by the Bank of England. Chris also talks about why savers aren't seeing an interest rate increase and the impact of the absence of competition in Ireland's banking sector.

Published: 11/07/2022

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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.