Cost of Living

Part of Wales – in the House of Commons at on 8 May 2024.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies The Secretary of State for Wales

The UK Government fully recognise the challenges posed by cost of living pressures that have come about as a result of covid and the invasion of Ukraine. That is why they have committed to the triple lock on pensions for this Parliament, increased the living wage, benefiting 140,000 people in Wales, and put an average £701 back into the pocket of a typical worker in Wales through national insurance cuts.