Cost of living crisis: how long will it continue and how bad will it get?

Inflation remains top of the political agenda

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The rising cost of living is the most immediate issue facing governments all over the world. The Central Statistics Office reports inflation at a 40-year high, with fears it may climb even higher.

In today’s episode of the Inside Politics Podcast, UCC economics lecturer Seamus Coffey and Irish Times Political Correspondent Jennifer Bray join Pat Leahy to discuss what to expect economically and politically over the coming months.

But first, Pat is joined by London Editor Denis Staunton and David O’Sullivan, Director General of the International Institute of International and European affairs to talk about the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill which was introduced by the UK government earlier this week.