Resignation Street

Resignation Street

By BBC Radio

Newscast

Thursday, 3 February

Four of the prime minister’s close aides have resigned in one day. Adam, Laura and Chris chew over the implications of the latest departures for Boris Johnson. Energy prices are soaring – so, what’s the government doing? Ofgem says millions of people will pay 54% more for their energy from April, or almost £700 on an average bill. The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak explains what he’s doing to lessen the shock for households. Northern Ireland’s First Minister Paul Givan has announced his resignation, in protest against the Northern Ireland protocol... Chris is in Belfast. Today’s Newscast was made by Alison Gee with Danny Wittenberg and John Murphy. The editor was Jonathan Aspinwall.
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