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No 10 hopeful Liz Truss rules out winter energy rationing, vows no new taxes

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United Kingdom, Liz Truss, Lisi Snack, Tory, Cost of Living, Taxes, Energy Crisis

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Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, the two candidates to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister, will face off in the final showdown for the top 10 spot on 31 August and will be questioned by party members in London. I asked about budget and cost. Life crisis, among other problems and immigration.

Liz Truss, frontrunner for UK Conservative leadership race, is complicit in looming fears gas rationing This winter, the energy crisis is raging.

When asked at Wednesday’s final event if energy rations could be ruled out, Truss replied: yes. “

The UK foreign minister also rejected proposals for an additional windfall tax to pay for his living expenses when he faced off with his 10th-ranked rival, former Prime Minister Rishi Snack, at London’s Wembley Arena. Truss promised the Tories that once he got to his 10th Downing Street he would not introduce a new tax.

“Yes. No new taxes,” Truss repeated.

According to Liz Truss, Commerce Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, who will be her new prime minister under her premiership, will consider more. household support.

On the issue of supporting businesses, she added:

“You’ve heard me talk about energy supply … So instead of just putting a band-aid on it, I’m going all out to make sure I’m increasing the supply and addressing the root cause of the problem. I’ll take it seriously, but I definitely want to address the energy costs of the business.”

Truss also said that as part of Boris Johnson’s “zombie government,” she “did nothing” in the past few weeks while the cost of living crisis escalated and inflation surged to its highest rate in 40 years. vehemently denied.

On Tuesday, 16 August 2022, a new mural will appear on the walls of Belfast City Centre, Northern Ireland, depicting two Conservative Party leadership candidates, Rishi Snack and Liz Truss. - Sputnik International, 1920, 30.08.2022

Truss vs Sunak: How will the new Conservative Party leader and UK Prime Minister be chosen?
Rishi Sunak making a final pitch before party members voting deadline On Friday, he refused to eliminate ration gas as a contingency measure, stating:

“The challenges we face in this crisis are significant. Many European countries are looking at ways to optimize their energy use, which is a smart move for us as a nation.”

Snak argued in favor of paying incidental taxes additional home supportt was introduced during his time as prime minister and said, “When energy companies are making billions of pounds in profits, it’s absolutely the right thing to do.”

He also promised to reappoint ethics advisers after two previous ethics advisers resigned under scandal-laden Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

“I will lead a government that is competently run, run seriously, with decency and integrity at the heart of everything we do,” said Sunak.

Sunak added that he did not “choose to say what people might want to hear,” but rather outlined “what I believe our country needs to hear.” rice field.

Members of the Conservative Party will have their votes closed by 5pm on Friday and a new prime minister will be announced on 5 September.

Facilities of the Chergi gas field concession of UK-based oil company Petrofak on Kerkena Island. (File) - Sputnik International, 1920, 24.08.2022

UK’s National Grid offers to pay factories to reduce gas use in winter

“reasonable worst case scenario”

Theresa May’s former chief of staff, Gavin Burwell, called the Foreign Secretary’s blatant denial of gas rationing “crazy.”

He tweeted that there was a looming risk that there might not be enough energy available in the winter, and that the government would limit non-domestic use “so that vulnerable people don’t find themselves without heating.” He added that distribution should be considered.

The UK government had previously announced a “reasonable worst-case scenario”. According to it, both businesses and consumers could face blackouts in the event of cold winters and gas shortages at the same time, unless they rely on energy rationing. National Grid predicted that the first half of December could be the riskiest period, based on an average cold winter. The FTSE 100, which operates the UK’s gas mains, has warned that gas distribution may be the only option.

this is cost of living crunch According to consulting firm Cornwall Insight, the average household utility bill is expected to jump to over £4,000 a year from January.
Russia launches military operations in Ukraine in February 2022, after several sanctions packages imposed by Brussels against Moscow backfiredthe European energy situation has deteriorated significantly.

In the UK, the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (Ofgem) has increased the annual electricity price cap from £1,400 to £2,000 ($2,195 to $2,440) from 1 April, with the next revision scheduled for October 2022. I’m here. Inflation rose to a 40-year high of 10.1% in July from 9.4% in June, Britain’s Office for National Statistics said.

Pupils in a classroom at a school in Manchester, England, Monday, August 8, 2021 - Sputnik International, 1920, August 21, 2022

Britain opens school ‘uniform bank’ as parents struggle to dress children in cost-of-living crisis



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