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Rachel Reeves goes for growth

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In This Episode

It was Rachel Reeves’s moment on day two of Labour party conference. Addressing the hall she detailed her ambitious plans for growth and vowed to stick to ‘iron-clad fiscal rules’ if in power. She also received a surprise endorsement from former governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney. Once branded ‘boring snoring’ by a BBC editor, Reeves doesn’t look boring anymore. Will she be the first female chancellor of the exchequer? 

Katy Balls and Isabel Hardman. 

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