Sunak promised professionalism; his premiership so far is 'a professional car crash'
In another example of the merry-go-round that is Tory government these days, Rishi Sunak, after jumping ship as Chancellor three months ago and personally putting the last nail in the coffin of Boris Johnson’s stint as Prime Minister, has returned to Downing Street as the latest captain of the sleaze and scandal-ridden sinking ship that is this Tory government.
Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Sep-Oct 2022 number 154
Click on the picture above to read Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Sep-Oct 2022 number 154
It concerns me greatly that many constituents are having to choose between eating and heating, not knowing how they will make it through the winter.
With average energy bills having increased by over 50% in the first half of 2022, and with further rises coming, doing nothing is not an option.
The Tories are not overseeing a cost of living crisis; they are its very cause. This year, families in the North East and nationwide will fork out an extra ten billion pounds on petrol, when compared to this time last year. This is money our families simply do not have.
You can read Sharon's latest Echo column below, or on the Sunderland Echo Website
Inflation is at the highest level that it has been in three decades, food costs are soaring, and fuel bills could increase by another 50% in the next few months. We are in a cost of living crisis.