Kate Andrews appears on BBC News to review the papers
On the high street shops performance at Christmas:
The overarching story of this is that the cost of living continues to rise and to many people, regardless of the state of the economy, they just won’t feel they are in a position to spend money in these stores. Once the government gets Brexit out of the way they must address the cost of living.
On the uncertainty about Brexit:
Obviously business has said that uncertainty is problematic, but for customers, for voters, for people living in the UK uncertainty is really problematic as well.
Watch the full programme here.