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Can Ben Houchen save Rishi Sunak?

12 min listen

Tomorrow, voters go to the polls for the last set of local elections in this parliament, alongside 11 mayoral elections in England, 37 police and crime commissioner elections in England and Wales plus the London Assembly elections. Could Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor, help turn Rishi Sunak’s fortunes around?

You can read James Heale’s assessment of the key battlegrounds here

Also on the podcast, a look at rumours that Labour are in talks to water down their employment policies. 

Lucy Dunn speaks to James Heale and John McTernan, former adviser to Tony Blair. 

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