Inside a Tory hustings... and out in the real world - Politics Weekly UK

Britain will have a new prime minister on Monday. While Rishi Sunak’s chances seem to have faded away, it looks like Liz Truss will have the task of dealing with rising inflation, soaring energy bills, a probable recession and the real possibility of two-thirds of all UK households facing fuel poverty in January. Last week, the Guardian’s John Harris went to Birmingham to ask people there how they are preparing for winter and get a sense at a Tory hustings event of the UK’s immediate political future. Help support our independent journalism at