MINISTERS are on a “war footing” to deal with the cost-of-living crisis as price rises hit a 40-year high.
Officials are drawing up plans to offer the next PM “various cards” to play when they take up office.
Just a day after the worst wage squeeze in 45 years was revealed, fears were also growing the イングランド銀行 may more than double interest rates to four per cent by 2023
Cabinet Office Minister Kit Malthouse said options were being considered to help Brits deal with the cash pain.
彼は言った: “We are putting the 政府 on war footing, if you like, so that a new prime minister in just a couple of weeks’ time is able to make some quick decisions on where he or she wants to take the country and the economy.”
Rival リシ・スナック 前記: “Liz’s plan is to say, ‘I believe in tax cuts not direct support’. そうではないと思います. A tax cut for someone on her salary means £1,700 of help.”
Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves 前記: “We must get a grip on rising inflation. Families are worried sick.”
Meanwhile Tory peer Lord Rose blasted ボリス・ジョンソン for holidaying during the crisis.
彼は言った: “The captain of the ship is on shore leave. Nobody is in charge.”