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The Queen’s speech is due to be delivered by the Prince of Wales at 11.30am, after the monarch withdrew due to ongoing health issues

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John Allan, the chairman of Tesco and a former president of the CBI, has joined those calling for a windfall tax on energy companies. Asked what he would like to see in the Queen’s speech, he told the Today programme this morning:

First of all, I think action to help people cope with a very, very sharp increase in energy prices.

It’s harder for people to mitigate energy than it is with food, and I think there’s an overwhelming case for a windfall tax on profits from those energy producers fed back to those most in need of help with energy prices.

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