Money Talks: Michael Portillo, former Defence Secretary and Former Chief Secretary to the Treasury

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GBNews published this video item, entitled “Money Talks: Michael Portillo, former Defence Secretary and Former Chief Secretary to the Treasury” – below is their description.

In this episode, Liam talks to Michael Portillo, former Tory MP and party leadership candidate, who served as both Defence Secretary and Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

In this wide-ranging interview, Portillo explains why he thinks Rishi Sunak’s budget statement “wasn’t Conservative”, describes Boris Johnson as “unreliable” and highlights how the Bank of England is “addicted” to quantitative easing. Yet, drawing on decades of experience, the politician turned highly-successful TV presenter gives an upbeat assessment of the prospects for the UK economy and broader society.

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