Cost of Living Increase: Impact on Households

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons on 15th March 2022.

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Photo of Fay Jones Fay Jones Conservative, Brecon and Radnorshire

The cost of living is biting hard in Brecon and Radnorshire. Heating oil is eye-wateringly expensive and extremely hard to come by, while a local haulage firm in Llandrindod Wells is coughing up an extra £60,000 per month on diesel. It is wrong to assume that those who live in rural areas are wealthy enough to withstand these pressures, so can my right hon. Friend reassure my constituents that he has them in mind as he considers all the options available to him?