Martin Lewis lands regular hosting slot on Good Morning Britain

The TV star will kick off with a tax year end special

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Martin Lewis has landed a regular slot on GMB. (ITV)
Martin Lewis has landed a regular slot on GMB. (ITV)

Martin Lewis has landed a regular presenting slot on Good Morning Britain.

The Money Saving Expert star will host the ITV show alongside Susanna Reid on various Wednesdays this year.

“To have the ability to hold politicians to account, over the cost of living, is a privilege and a responsibility,” he said as his new role was announced.

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The journalist and broadcaster – who has already been a guest presenter on the programme – will kick off with a tax year end special on Wednesday, 29 March.

Martin Lewis from Money Saving Expert speaking to an audience of Londoners about the challenges they are facing as a result of the rising cost of living, hosted by London Mayor, Sadiq Khan at City Hall in London. Picture date: Thursday February 2, 2023. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images)
Martin Lewis said it would be nice to be the one asking the questions. (PA Images via Getty Images)

Lewis said: “It’s a slight gear change from my usual work, but after years of answering complex questions, it’s nice for once to be asking them. So I was delighted when ITV offered me the role of regular presenter.

“The difficulty came with working it around my day job, as Money Saving Expert, which is always my priority.

"So I’m hopeful the solution we’ve come up with, to lock in a dozen special shows a year, sitting alongside Susanna Reid’s brilliant journalism, is one the show’s viewers will welcome.”

Reid said Lewis was "undoubtedly the voice of the nation when it comes to the cost of living crisis".

"Together we will continue to challenge politicians and hold them to account," she went on.

"I can’t wait to have him sitting next to me again at the GMB desk from next week.”

Martin Lewis will host alongside Susanna Reid. (ITV)
Martin Lewis will host alongside Susanna Reid. (ITV)

Emma Gormley, managing director ITV Daytime, added: "As Good Morning Britain continues to answer the questions the nation wants and needs answering each weekday morning, we’re thrilled to welcome Martin Lewis as a regular co-host.”

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Martin Lewis is on Good Morning Britain from Wednesday 29 March at 6am on ITV1 & ITVX.

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