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Sunak says govt's response to cost of living pressures will 'evolve' - but no immediate measures announced

Sky News Wednesday, 18 May 2022
Sunak says govt's response to cost of living pressures will 'evolve' - but no immediate measures announcedRishi Sunak has said the government's response to the cost of living crisis will "evolve" as the situation does - but failed to outline any immediate action.
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Chancellor insists govt are acting to combat rising inflation [Video]

Chancellor insists govt are acting to combat rising inflation

Chancellor Rishi Sunak insists the government and Bank of England are acting to combat rising inflation, saying "I want people to be reassured that we have all the tools we need and the determination to reduce inflation and to bring it back down". Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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RMT Union: Government cuts behind strike action [Video]

RMT Union: Government cuts behind strike action

General Secretary of the RMT Union Mick Lynch says £2bn worth of cuts to the rail industry are behind the calls for strike action later this month which is set to be the largest in modern history. Mr Lynch calls on Grant Shapps and Rishi Sunak to come together to find solutions in dealing with the cost of living crisis affecting working class people including railway workers. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour criticises 'loophole' in Sunak's energy bills grant [Video]

Labour criticises 'loophole' in Sunak's energy bills grant

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves has criticised Rishi Sunak's energy bills grant over a "loophole" that could see owners of multiple properties receive multiple payments. The Labour frontbencher said: "You could find some of the richest and wealthiest people in our country getting more then £1,000 in support while some of the poorest get nothing like that." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sunak 'shocked and appalled' by treatment of Number 10 staff [Video]

Sunak 'shocked and appalled' by treatment of Number 10 staff

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has paid tribute to Downing Street security and cleaning staff and said he was "shocked and appalled" over Sue Gray's findings that they were treated poorly during the partygate scandal. He added "I, as someone who lives in Downing Street, know many of these people; they do a marvellous job and they're marvellous with my kids as well so I'm also very sad to hear about what happened." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Rishi Sunak defends universal energy bills grant [Video]

Rishi Sunak defends universal energy bills grant

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has defended his move to offer a universal £400 energy bills grant to even the most well-off households to help Brits cope with the rising cost of living. "When energy bills are going up by on average £1,200, that's going to hit the vast majority of people … there will be lots of people who are not on benefits, not pensioners but still need support," he said. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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