PMQs: Labour’s Angela Rayner steps up call for 5% energy bill VAT cut

Standing in for Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer – who has tested positive for Covid – at PMQs, Ms Rayner said “working people across the country are facing rising bills and ballooning prices”, due to a mixture of inflation, rising energy costs and an incoming tax rise to pay for the NHS and social care.

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