Ed Vaizey-Mp

The lady vanishes

41 min listen

On this week’s podcast:  After the markets saw off Kwarteng, Trussonomics and now Truss herself, James Forsyth writes in The Spectator that the markets will be driving British politics for the foreseeable future. He is joined by Britain economics editor at the Economist Soumaya Keynes to discuss the institutions now dictating government policy (00:56). Also this week: Looking ahead

How the government plans to support the arts

We tend to steer clear of politics on the Spectator arts blog, leaving that to our blog brethren over at Coffee House. But this week we’re making an exception for a series of posts, from all sides of the debate, on arts funding during the cuts. And to get us started, this: a post from