Martin Lewis and Susanna Reid have invited the next prime minister to answer questions about the cost of living crisis on their new Good Morning Britain program titled Martin’s Money Mondays.
ewis, dubbed the Money Saving Expert, will provide viewers with the most up-to-date information, and he and Reid will “hold politicians to account” about the crisis every Monday in September .
Discussing the importance of the gig in the current economic landscape, Reid said Lewis is “the hero we all need right now”.
“It’s something people are talking about, thinking about, worrying about, caring about,” she told the PA news agency.
“People need answers and what I think is so perfect about Martin being on the show on Monday is that even if the politicians can’t come up with an answer, Martin always has a proposal, there is always a solution. France.
“I know he personally feels like he’s running out of options, but at least you know that with Martin, you not only find someone who will ask the right questions, but he has all the information. This is within reach.
“He has a very good analytical mind, and he wants to do his best to help people. So it was the perfect person at the perfect time.”
Reid, 51, who was praised in her GMB interview with Boris Johnson, particularly for her questioning about the cost of living crisis, said there was an open invitation for the next prime minister to come out. appear in the program.
She said: “We focus on a news program, we have such a viewership, we always want to hear from the people in charge.
“I personally send that invitation to whoever is the next prime minister, as soon as they are in office, because our viewers will want to know exactly what their plans are and we will want to question them. to make sure all is well.
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“Again, Martin Lewis is the perfect man to do it.”
Lewis, 50, said that if he were given the opportunity to interview the new prime minister, his aim would be to “analyze, interpret and interrogate the unpublished service package”.
“It reflects what we’ve got during the pandemic,” he told the PA news agency. The impact on people’s home life by the cost of living crisis is a mirror image of the pandemic’s impact on many people’s family lives.
“Sadly, the only way through this particular crisis for millions of the poorest, most vulnerable people will be through Government help.
“So it’s important for us to hear from the people responsible for making the decision, why they made the decision they made, and how they think it will work. how.”
Lewis said he considers his role “double” in the crisis.
“It was both giving public view to politicians, which is what I did with (then prime minister) Rishi Sunak during the pandemic, and trying to explain to the public exactly what the measures were. what law and help is available,” he said.
“If that help is not enough, try to step back whether it is in private or in public to make sure that help is needed.
“We don’t have to be on uncertain terms, a lot of people need help.”
Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss will be appointed as the new prime minister on Monday following a vote by Conservative Party members, following Boris Johnson’s resignation in July.
Martin’s Money Monday airs from Monday on Good Morning Britain at 6am on ITV & ITV Hub.
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