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Theresa May Becomes UK Prime Minister

July 13th, 2016

Episode 773 of 1091 episodes

We ask what Mrs May's appointment means for the British economy. We have analysis from Simon Kennedy, a reporter for Bloomberg. Also in the programme, the BBC's Victoria Fritz reports on how Britain's agriculture sector is responding to the country's decision to leave the European Union. Search giant Google is banning payday lenders worldwide from buying its advertising spots. We discuss the issues with Russell Hamblin-Boone, chief executive of the Consumer Finance Association, the UK industry body for payday lenders, and Peter Tutton, head of policy at Stepchange, one of the UK's largest debt charities. Plus the BBC's Elizabeth Hotson reports on a growing trend for urban retirement.

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