Having cast himself as “Mr Rules” in opposition to Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer’s reputation hangs in the balance amid allegations of breaking Covid restrictions.
Anoosh Chakelian is joined by the NS’s political editor, Andrew Marr, to discuss Starmer’s future, the mutinous atmosphere in the Labour machine and rumours of runners and riders who could replace him.
Then they answer a listener’s question on what Boris Johnson and Liz Truss hope to gain from ripping up the Northern Ireland protocol.
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