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The New Statesman Podcast: Subscribers’ edition

Ailbhe Rea, Anoosh Chakelian and colleagues from the New Statesman discuss the latest from Westminster in the New Statesman podcast.

Welcome to the early access, ad free edition of the New Statesman Podcast. Every week the New Statesman‘s politics team discuss the latest events in UK politics and current affairs.

Why the Tories risk losing suburban voters, with Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt tells Anoosh Chakelian how he regrets the “silent killer” of social-care cuts made when he was in the cabinet, calls for the “penny to drop” for the current health secretary Sajid Javid on properly funding social care, and warns of electoral woes for the Tories in their southern English “heartlands”. He also admits he wouldn’t rule out serving as a minister under Boris Johnson.

Hunt’s book, Zero: Eliminating Unnecessary Deaths in a Post-Pandemic NHS, is available in bookstores now

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