12 Aug 2021

Rishi Sunak: PM and I are united in making sure our economic recovery is as strong as possible

Economics Correspondent

The chancellor and the prime minister are “absolutely united”, Rishi Sunak has told this programme amid newspaper claims of a row between him and Boris Johnson.

Today’s GDP figures were encouraging for the Treasury, with output edging close to pre-Covid levels.

But Mr Sunak faces a string of multi-billion pound decisions this Autumn on pensions, social care and the costs of cutting our carbon emissions.