The UK has been hit by another round of rail strikes today with rising inflation and falling wages a recipe for continued disruption in the public sector. Labour rebels such as Sam Tarry are fast becoming celebrities among the unions. Could this leave Starmer in another predicament?
Also on the podcast, as Liz Truss remains ahead in the leadership polls: is the special relationship safe in her hands?
Natasha Feroze is joined by Fraser Nelson and Kate Andrews.
Produced by Natasha Feroze and Oscar Edmondson.