Commenting on today’s (Wednesday) inflation figures, which show CPI inflation rising to a 30-year high of 7.0%, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“The chancellor has done almost nothing to help families as prices surge. And by holding down pay in the public sector and cutting universal credit, he has made the crisis worse.
“Families need help now. Whoever is chancellor tomorrow should go to parliament with an emergency budget to help with surging energy bills and to get wages rising.”
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