International Labour Organisation makes clear it does not back the bill despite claims from Grant Shapps and Rishi Sunak
But Rachel Reeves, the shadow chancellor, said the inflation figures just showed how people were worse off under the Tories. Releasing figures showing that the average household is set to spend 9% of its disposable income on energy in 2023-24, compared with 3% in 2019-20, she said:
Each passing day brings more and more evidence that people are feeling worse off under the Tories.
That such a huge proportion of household bills will be spent on energy instead of the things families enjoy is a mark of Tory failure on energy security and economic competence.