Kwarteng admits ‘difficult winter’ ahead as energy bills soar

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 08:23:10 GMT 2

Kwarteng admits ‘difficult winter’ ahead as energy bills soar


Business secretary says vulnerable customers will be protected, as he distances himself from universal credit cut

Kwasi Kwarteng has said it “could be a very difficult winter”, with families facing rising energy bills, as he sought to distance himself from the added burden of the cut to universal credit.

The business secretary also confirmed the government was considering state-backed loans to energy companies hit by soaring gas prices.

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