Boris Johnson admits efforts to ease cost of living crisis not enough

PM rejects prospect of windfall tax on oil and gas companies but accepts ‘there is more that we can do’

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Boris Johnson has admitted that the government has not done enough to alleviate the pain of the cost of living crisis, as he struggled to articulate any extra help that a pensioner choosing between heating and eating could access.

The prime minister also rebuffed the prospect of a windfall tax on oil and gas companies, saying the government wanted to encourage energy companies to invest to bring down costs.

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