キット・マルトハウスは「政府を戦時体制に置く」’ 生活費の危機に対処する

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.

Ministers are on a 'war footing' to deal with the cost-of-living crisis as price rises hit a 40-year high

Ministers are on a ‘war footingto deal with the cost-of-living crisis as price rises hit a 40-year highクレジット: アラミー
Kit Malthouse said: 'We are putting the Government on war footing'

Kit Malthouse said: ‘We are putting the Government on war footingクレジット: News Group Newspapers Ltd

It comes after it emerged inflation had hit 10.1 パーセント, its highest since 1982, と food price hikes the main cause ahead of energy and transport costs.

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.”

Tory leadership front-runner リズ・トラス, who favours tax cuts to help struggling Brits, is planning an emergency budget if she gets into No10.

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.”

労働 wants a six-month energy price cap freeze at £1,971.

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.”