Labour leader breaks cover to make pledge
Keir Starmer has broken cover from his holiday today to respond to the energy bill crisis that has put millions of people in fear and desperate hardship.
But Starmer’s ‘promise’ has been rightly criticised for its feebleness:
‘Dr Unpleasant’s response might even have been too generous. Depending on the tariff in question and how you calculate the saving, it could be as low as just 8p a day. Labour reportedly plans to reimburse the energy companies some £113m for their ‘loss’ on additional tariffs, shoring up outrageous company profits yet again.
The announcement was met with wide derision, of which these tweets may be the pick:
Starmer is utterly out of touch and shamefully cowardly – or simply uninterested – about what real change is needed and how to achieve it.
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