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London mayor warns millions of Britons won’t be able to afford to ‘heat and eat’ this winter

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Britain was facing massive inflation in terms of food prices, household and business electricity bills, and rising rents. The sharp rise in food and electricity prices was caused in no small part by Western countries’ decision to impose sanctions and bans on Russia’s energy resources.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said amid soaring prices that energy bill caps are likely to rise, millions of Britons will not be able to properly heat their apartments or have enough food next winter. I issued a stern warning that I couldn’t even buy a .

Khan called projection electric bill This suggests that the bill cap will jump from around £2,000 today to almost £6,000. Electricity price hikes will also affect small businesses, he said. Khan also noted that prices for commodities such as milk, bread and cheese have risen 40% in the past year.

The mayor further stressed that Londoners face the “triple whammy” of unbearable rent, along with high food and electricity bills. He pleaded with Whitehall to act “boldly” and quickly to save him from this.

Khan specifically proposed freezing energy tariff caps and introducing life-to-life tariffs for the “most vulnerable households.” He explained that under this tariff, a family’s “basic energy needs” would be provided free of charge, and electricity bills would only be charged if a certain limit was exceeded.

To combat rising rent prices in the capital, the mayor has asked Whitehall to authorize about 2.4 million renters to freeze them for two years.

On top of all of this, Sadiq Khan said the government would help its citizens by raising universal credit payments to match inflation, providing free meals in primary schools, and imposing an additional windfall tax on citizens. He suggested that a number of additional measures must be introduced to do so. energy profit.

europe is suffering high electricity bill and food price inflation. The former has been exacerbated by declining natural gas inflows, especially from Russia, while the latter has been exacerbated by oil growth and thus higher fuel prices. Both of these processes were largely due to decisions by Western governments, including the UK, to impose sanctions on Russia over its special military operations in Ukraine.
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