The Conservatives have denied any and all responsibility, forever pointing the finger at Covid or Ukraine or someone or somewhere else is a threadbare Tory tactic that only the criminally gullible could fall for -and now the electorate has had enough
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TAXES and prices going up as the value of wages, pensions and benefits are falling significantly has created a cost of living crisis powered by the Government.
Boris Johnson and his Tory lieutenants are exacerbating the pain for hard-pressed people, plunging them deeper into hardship.
This week’s triple-whammy alone is evidence that the Conservatives are divorced from reality, ruling without any genuine appreciation of just how much folk are suffering.
Denying any responsibility, forever pointing the finger at Covid or Ukraine or someone or somewhere else is a threadbare Tory tactic that only the criminally gullible could fall for.
The PM and Chancellor not only refuse to help but are making lives worse.
Picking the pockets of households by increasing taxes, particularly National Insurance for many, and Council Tax, while holding down pensions and benefits as inflation rockets, deserves never be forgotten or forgiven.
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NOBODY knows better than the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge that their Caribbean tour didn’t go as well as intended.
Along with the mishaps there was William’s statement conceding he may never follow in the Queen’s footsteps as head of the Commonwealth. This is a monarchy attempting to come to grips with a changing world.
Perhaps discussing the issues and seeking diverse views from far and wide may avoid repeating past mistakes.
William and Kate are widely admired and respected in Britain. Displaying self-awareness is vital for an institution recognising that it must also evolve to remain relevant and loved.
Just the ticket
THE future is even brighter for Lotto pair Marion Wood and Michael Williams, after what they thought was a £1,000 win turned out to be a cool £1million.
That’s £500,000 each… which will no doubt help them fare far better amid the cost of living crisis. Perhaps we should all have a flutter.