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School of Politics and International Relations

Rail strikes, cost of living and voter satisfaction


Queen Mary’s Politics Professor Tim Bale, spoke to national media about the rail strikes this week, in relation to the wider cost of living crisis across the UK and how this could affect upcoming by-election votes. He said: "The economy is a very important factor in voters’ calculations, plus of course the leaders of particular parties, so I think the government has quite a lot to worry about."

Listen from 1h9m onwards 

This was covered on the Times RadioSky News and LBC



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