30 Aug 2022

Manchester protesters call for energy bill freeze and minimum wage hike

There won’t be many in the country who would take issue with Boris Johnson’s warning that there’ll be ‘tough months’ ahead.

What’s more debatable is what the government can and should do about it. Today protesters have called on the government to freeze energy bills, and institute a £15 an hour minimum wage.

Our reporter Jane Deith is at a rally organised by an umbrella group of unions and anti-poverty campaigners in Manchester.