Tory leadership hopefuls clash over cost of living, as Truss insists on tax cuts over 'handouts' to help families

Tory leadership hopefuls clash over cost of living, as Truss insists on tax cuts over 'handouts' to help families

Tory leadership hopefuls clash over cost of living, as Truss insists on tax cuts over 'handouts' to help families Liz Truss continues to insist she would press ahead with tax cuts, despite claims they would fuel inflation - already forecast to top 13%. Saturday 6 August 2022 20:09, UK The Conservative leadership hopefuls have clashed over how best to help households amid the cost of living crisis, with Liz Truss ruling out direct support and insisting instead on tax cuts - an approach her rival has called "simply wrong". Ms Truss, the Tory frontrunner, has rejected "handouts" to help households through the worse income squeeze in 60 years. However, her opponent Rishi Sunak has hit back and said: "We need to get real about this situation. "It's simply wrong to …
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