Boris Johnson insisted on Friday that hard-hit households can expect extra help to tackle the spiralling cost of living and energy bills, regardless of who succeeds him as Prime Minister. Mr Johnson, speaking during a visit to north Wales, said that whoever is the next prime minister will focus on delivering extra measures to help those hit by the rising cost of living. Earlier, Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi said that he believed the next prime minister can “hit the ground running” to help hard-pressed families. Mr Johnson said he understood that things are not “easy” for many people, but insisted that there will be further help in the new year. He told reporters: “The price of energy we’re going to bring down by investment in British supply in renewables, in nuclear and all the other.
Source: The Times August 12, 2022 16:03 UTC