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Are the latest inflation figures worrying for the government?

9 min listen

The latest figures suggest that inflation has risen at the highest rate in 40 years. Now at 9.1 per cent, it’s not all bad because the rate at which inflation is increasing has in fact slowed down. However, on the podcast, our economics editor, Kate Andrews suggests we are nowhere near the peak yet. How worried should the government be over these figures?

Also on the podcast, the strikes took centre stage at PMQs today, how much trouble is Keir Starmer in with Labour over the strikes?

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