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Sunday shows round-up: windfall tax ‘not off the table’

Sunday shows round-up: windfall tax 'not off the table'
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This week the minister doing the morning media round was Nadhim Zahawi, who faced questions over the probe into Partygate, school bullying and the possibility of a 'windfall tax.'

Nadhim Zahawi – Boris Johnson ‘did not interfere’ in the Sue Gray report

The Education Secretary spoke to Jo Coburn about the long-awaited Sue Gray report. Coburn asked Zahawi to explain why the Prime Minister had had a meeting with Gray, and if there was a risk of undue influence:

A windfall tax ‘is not off the table’

Sophy Ridge asked Zahawi about whether the government was moving towards a potential windfall tax on oil and gas companies:

Raheem Bailey bullying story is ‘sickening’

Ridge asked about the case of Raheem Bailey, an 11-year old boy who allegedly suffered racist bullying so badly that he lost his finger while trying to escape. Zahawi responded with some of his own personal experiences of bullying:

Pat McFadden – Starmer has shown ‘integrity and leadership’ over ‘Beergate’

Ridge also spoke to the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Pat McFadden, asking him about his leader’s position:

Labour has a ‘hunger for change’ in order to win

McFadden also defended the review of polices that Labour were conducting, arguing that his party was changing rapidly:

Michael Lewis – Energy crisis ‘simply too big to manage’

And finally, the CEO of E.on spoke to Coburn about his company’s efforts to help with soaring bills:

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Matthew Taylor reviews the Sunday politics shows for The Spectator

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