As Jeremy Hunt scrambles for pre-election tax cuts, the northern leg of HS2 is under threat and pensioners are facing a smaller raise in payments than they were expecting. Is the Chancellor making mistakes that will cost his party an important support base? And pressure is mounting on Rishi Sunak over allegations of a Chinese spy in parliament, but that's far from his only problem - with oil prices soaring, how can the Prime Minister make sure he keeps his inflation pledge?In this first episode of Political Currency, old rivals Ed Balls and George Osborne join forces to examine what's going on behind the scenes of the big stories, what their own experience can tell us, and what they think the key players should do next.Email: [email protected]
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