Frome’s byelection battle: head or heart?– Politics Weekly UK

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This week, Politics Weekly UK is in Frome in the south-west of England before one of three confirmed byelections. Against a backdrop of high inflation, painful mortgage rates and more allegations of Tory sleaze, the Guardian’s John Harris speaks to people about whether they think anyone is able to bring them the change they need. And whether they are better off voting with their heads or their hearts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
22 Jun 2023 English United Kingdom News

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