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Liz Truss confirms lifeline for Britons in energy bills crisis – ‘take motion this week!’ | Personal Finance | Finance


Ms Truss today became the 56th leader to tackle the role of Prime Minister, and the third woman. She was officially appointed by the Queen at Balmoral Castle, in a break from tradition.

Nevertheless, she has inherited a crippling cost of living crisis and concerns about soaring energy bills.

Ms Truss, nonetheless, has confirmed she is going to tackle the difficulty head-on today.

While stopping in need of the small print of the motion she is going to take, she has vowed to supply Britons a lifeline. 

Appearing outside Downing Street, Ms Truss offered a “hands-on” approach.

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It is known the brand new Prime Minister could borrow billions within the hopes of limiting the expected rise in energy bills.

A typical energy bill may very well be capped at roughly £2,500, but full details of the matter are expected on Thursday.

Additionally it is not clear how long any Government support will last, or whether it’s going to must be repaid.

Labour continues to call for a windfall tax to support people during this difficult time. 

Thangam Debbonaire, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, told BBC News: “Did the country get lucky with what she said? I’m afraid, I don’t think so.

“There’s loads to do. We’ve heard she’s going to do something concerning the energy bills crisis, but we want to know what.

“Thousands and thousands of households are worrying about that right away. Labour already has a plan, and I hope Liz Truss is reading it.”

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