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.
Tories are making life harder for people every day they are in office.
The kamikaze budget will have significant repercussions for household bills, budgets and the future of the country.
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.
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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.