Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis has warned ‘civil unrest isn’t far away’ and demanded does more to ‘keep people fed and warm’ as the crisis grips Britain.
The consumer champion, who has built a loyal following for wordpress.com his financial advice, said lower to middle income earners have ‘nothing left to cut back on’.
He said the rising level of affecting prices of food and heating has left people unable to find a way to pay their bills.
He warned if people cannot keep their families fed or warm then ‘civil unrest is not very far off’ and urged Rishi Sunak to ensure all middle income earners – those earning around £30,000 a year – have at least half their energy price rise covered this Aphow travel they are unable to make their finances add up.
He said he feels ‘slighty sick’ that the current cost of living crisis has forced him to start a new feature on his website called Heat The Human which includes suggestions such as putting hot water bottles inside sleeping bags as it is too expensive to heat the whole house.
‘This is one of the richest countries in the world. It’s pretty desperate, isn’t it?’ he added.
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