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Is the prime minister gaffe-prone?

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It has been a gaffe-filled week for Rishi Sunak. At PMQs today the prime minister was chastised by his opposite number for an ill-judged comment about transgender people with the mother of murdered teenager Brianna Ghey in parliament. This comes after being pictured embracing Sinn Fein leader Michelle O’Neill and then making a wager with Piers Morgan over his pledge to stop the boats. Is this a prime minister ready to fight a general election? 

James Heale speaks to Katy Balls and Stephen Bush, associate editor of the Financial Times. 

Produced by Natasha Feroze and Oscar Edmondson. 

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