Anoosh, Stephen and Ailbhe discuss whether Labour will be able to avoid the usual difficult summer for Opposition parties, and how the loosening of covid restrictions goes will have an impact.

Then in You Ask Us, they take your question on why the parties are so bad at picking by-election candidates

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