Daisy Cooper slams Truss speech and Ed Davey calls for General Election

Deputy Leader Daisy Cooper has absolutely slammed Liz Truss’s speech on the steps of Number 10.

It did nothing, she said, for the business owners who were scared that they might have to close their businesses in days if not weeks.

She criticised the reported Truss plan on energy bills, saying that she should pay for it by taxing the energy companies’ massive profits rather than through general taxation.

Ed Davey was up early this morning. A friend of mine on Twitter saw him keeping warm with a Pret coffee. He explained to BBC Breakfast why the Government should tax energy firms:

 

Ed also called for a General Election to get the Tories out of power once and for all:

I’ve been shocked that across the whole summer Liz Truss and the Conservatives have utterly failed to come up with any ideas to help our country through the cost of living crisis. Their failure has pushed businesses to the brink and caused extreme anxiety for families and pensioners.
It is time for Liz Truss to do the right thing and cancel the winter energy price rise, then call a general election.
The only way to end the cost of living crisis is to get the Conservatives out of power once and for all.
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One Comment

  • Helen Dudden 7th Sep '22 - 12:44pm

    So the poorest still pay. The Energy Suppliers won’t lose.
    The opportunity has been there, to increase insulated homes and Solar Panels. The French seem to like log and Pellet Burners.
    The case for saving energy is a good one, but winning a small battle is better than a huge loss.
    After all these years, what has been gained by privately owned Energy Companies, healthy profits for the Shareholders.

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