What will Rishi Sunak do about the cost of living crisis?

Analysis: The chancellor has been warned that the UK is heading for a recession, but he is reluctant to act

The pressure is mounting for Rishi Sunak – the question is when will he crack? After the Bank of England warned the economy was heading for a recession caused by the cost of living crisis, with inflation set to top 10% by the autumn, demands on the chancellor for a fresh package of emergency support for struggling families have reached a crescendo.

Threadneedle Street forecasts the second-biggest income squeeze since modern records began in 1964, with inflation racing to the highest level since the 1980s.

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