10 Aug 2022

Tory candidates face pressure to offer solutions to cost of living crisis

As outgoing prime minister, Boris Johnson has said it was not his place to act on the energy crisis.

That has put enormous pressure on his two would-be successors to come up with solutions.

So far that has involved little more than assurances which critics argue lack detail and fail to address the scale and urgency of the problem.

But is that now beginning to change?