‘Tories are continually throwing an eye-watering amount of cash down the drain’

We could be out of the monetary doldrums if Jeremy Hunt had £100billion further to play with within the Autumn Statement.

That is the equal of the Chancellor spending £1,500 on each considered one of us – the eye-watering quantity the Tories have wasted for the reason that final election. Analysis claims this significant money has been washed down the plughole in failed tasks and normal incompetence. And any claims the Tories needed to be the get together of sound financial administration dribbled away with it.

Money down the drain contains £15bn on duff Covid PPE and £2.3bn on the elements of HS2 Rishi Sunak deserted – white elephants which helped push the financial system into the crimson. Yet this Government insists on throwing away extra on gimmicks comparable to £140million for flights to Rwanda which by no means take off and anticipated inheritance tax cuts for the rich.

David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street after attending the weekly Cabinet meeting in London
David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street after attending the weekly Cabinet assembly in London
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This shouldn’t be a tax on loss of life however on windfalls left to the residing. A pair would wish £1m in property earlier than it bites, which is why solely 4 in 100 wealthy estates ever pay it.

In a determined bid to rejig a clapped-out Government, Mr Sunak appointed David Cameron as unelected Foreign Secretary – the person who strangled Britain with austerity – as a result of even the PM is aware of Tory MPs are less than the job. As a last-ditch stand, Mr Sunak is now eyeing up a “stop the boats” snap election. We say, deliver it on. It received’t cease the boats. But it should cease the Tories ruining our nation additional.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
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Give us a brek

A good breakfast earlier than beginning the college day needs to be a fundamental human proper for each baby. Yet the cost-of-living disaster means many dad and mom can not afford it. While inflation is falling, meals costs are nonetheless up greater than 10%.

Now, Bake Off star Prue Leith is main requires all kids on Universal Credit to be given free breakfasts. The £18million that will price is a drop within the ocean of Government spending.

Not sending asylum seekers to Rwanda has already price taxpayers seven instances that. Jeremy Hunt’s precedence on Wednesday needs to be to make sure each baby begins a morning’s studying on a full abdomen to allow them to turn out to be tomorrow’s breadwinners. Not handy out tax cuts to at the moment’s rich simply to feed the urge for food of Tory right-wingers.

Prue Leith
Prue Leith is looking on the Government to present schoolchildren free breakfast

Plans for Nigel

The bitter ex-mistress of Brexiteer-in-chief Nigel Farage want to pull the I’m a Celebrity “cockroach lever” on her former lover. And Trixy Sanderson tells us the previous UKIP chief will most hate being bundled underground with bugs and snakes. Thanks for the tip, Trixy. Now everyone knows how one can vote.