Sun. Sep 25th, 2022
LONDON: liz trussthe favorite in the race to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister, said she still favored tax cuts to grow the economy rather than provide direct support to households facing unprecedented challenges. increases in energy bills.
Charities, business groups and politicians have called out Truss and his rival, the former finance minister. Rishi Sunakto establish how they would help the British cope with a forecast of 82% rising energy prices in October.
Asked if she would provide direct support to households, Truss told reporters: “What I don’t believe in is taxing people at the highest level in 70 years and then giving them their own money back.”