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The Real Rachel Reeves

Inside the shadow chancellor’s project, with New Statesman editor in chief Jason Cowley.

As Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves returns from her business tour of the US, we ask what a Labour government will mean for the economy – and what drives the Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves.

Editor Jason Cowley joins Anoosh Chakelian, Rachel Wearmouth and Freddie Hayward to discuss his cover story, the Reeves doctrine.  They talk about what Reeves believes, why the party is still nervous of scaring voters – and how radical an incoming Labour government might be.

You Ask Us will come as a separate podcast episode tomorrow.

[See also: Rachel Reeves: Labour’s plan for power]

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