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Will the new Brexit bill spark a trade war with the EU?

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Liz Truss made a speech in the House of Commons today laying out the government’s plans to scrap parts of the Northern Ireland protocol. James Forsyth first broke this story in last week’s Spectator magazine. How will the EU react to the news? And could this spark a trade war with the EU?

Moving onto the cost of living crisis, Labour have put forward an amendment to the Queen’s Speech asking for a windfall tax. Having once dismissed the idea, the Conservatives are under pressure from some of their backbench MPs to go ahead with the tax. Could this be a big win for Labour?

All to be discussed as Isabel Hardman speaks to Katy Balls and James Forsyth.

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