Martin Lewis officially signs up as regular host for Good Morning Britain
Posted by  badge Boss on Mar 23, 2023 - 06:07PM
Get ready for more money-saving advice and politician grillings (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock)

Having occasionally appeared on Good Morning Britain as a presenter, has now officially signed up as a regular host on the programme.

Martin, best-known as the founder of the website, is a familiar face on GMB, providing financial advice and .

Last year, he landed a , launching Martin’s Money Mondays in September 2022 alongside amid the crisis.

The broadcaster has now made the decision to offer the 50-year-old a regular position, which will see him present with Susanna, 52, on various Wednesdays on the breakfast show throughout the year.

Martin expressed how ‘delighted’ he was to take on the mantle, saying in a statement: ‘To have the ability to hold politicians to account, over the cost of living, is a privilege and a responsibility.

‘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.’

Susanna dubbed Martin ‘the voice of the nation when it comes to the cost of living crisis’ (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock)

Martin admitted that there was some ‘difficulty’ with taking on the new role, as he had to work it around his day job as the Money Saving Expert, a title which is always his ‘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,’ he shared.

Singing Martin’s praises, Susanna stated: ‘Martin Lewis is undoubtedly the voice of the nation when it comes to the cost of living crisis.

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The money-saving expert’s new regular role will begin next week (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock)

‘Together we will continue to challenge politicians and hold them to account. I can’t wait to have him sitting next to me again at the GMB desk from next week.’

Martin will kick off his new position as a regular GMB host on Wednesday March 29 for a tax year end special.

Emma Gormley, the managing director of 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.’

Earlier this week, the were announced, with GMB receiving a nod for Susanna’s interview with Boris Johnson in the news coverage category.

Having also marked her this week, Susanna celebrated the Bafta news by tweeting: ‘SO PROUD of our @gmb team – such a prestigious award in journalism. And a significant way to mark 20 years in breakfast television.’

Good Morning Britain airs weekdays from 6am on ITV.