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“Rishi Sunak should have acted sooner to help struggling households” – Voice of the Mirror

Chancellor Rishi Sunak offered respite, not a cure, for the economic pains ravaging the country – and public gratitude should go to Labour, not the Conservatives

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Rishi Sunak announced a package of measures to help the British

After months of hesitation, Rishi Sunak finally acted to help households struggling with the cost of living crisis.

The chancellor deserves no credit for having opened the purse.

With so many people struggling with soaring food and fuel bills, it would have been irresponsible for the government not to provide more support. The package announced today was more generous than expected, but public gratitude should go to Labour, not the Conservatives.

It was Labor who advocated using a windfall tax to raise funds to cushion the financial pain. Just last week, Tory MPs were ordered to vote against the opposition’s plan to impose a levy on oil and gas giants.

The Tories’ subsequent about-face will only reinforce the impression that the government was more interested in shifting Partygate’s agenda than actually helping.

Mr Sunak today offered respite, not a cure, for the economic pains plaguing the country. Many of the measures would not have been necessary if this administration had not cut welfare, mismanaged the economy, and run down our gas storage facilities.






Labor called for a windfall tax months ago

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The stench of Partygate will hover over Downing Street as long as Boris Johnson refuses to give a full account of what happened.

The PM has not given a clear answer as to whether senior officials interfered with the release of Sue Gray’s report.

There is also no adequate explanation as to why Ms. Gray dropped her investigation into the “ABBA party” at the Johnsons’ private home.

If the Prime Minister is to put an end to the scandal, he needs to start addressing some of these issues.

Our team of cost of living experts are here to help YOU through a very difficult year.

They bring you the latest money news and also offer expert advice.

Whether it’s skyrocketing utility bills, the cost of weekly groceries, or increased taxes, our team is always by your side.

Every Thursday at 13:00 they participate in a Facebook Live event to answer your questions and offer their advice. Visit facebook.com/dailymirror/live watch. You can read more about our team of experts here.

If you have a question – or want to share your story – please email webnews@mirror.co.uk.

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