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Lack of government help against cost of living crisis branded a "national disgrace"

Preston's MP accused the government of total neglect before one minister suggested struggling people could work more hours or change jobs.

Preston’s MP accused the government of “total neglect” as he attacked the support it has offered during the cost of living crisis


Sir Mark Hendrick said the help provided to deal with rising energy bills and increasing poverty is a “national disgrace”. His comments were made shortly before a government minister suggested that people struggling should consider working more hours or changing to a better paid job.


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