New figures have shown that thanks to the actions of this Conservative Government we have halved inflation from its peak of 10.7 per cent at the start of the year to 4.6 per cent in October – giving families the immediate relief they need.
As the Prime Minister has rightly said, tackling inflation is the best way to boost people’s incomes, but as the Government works to halve it, we must support families through the challenging winter months ahead.
Earlier this month, the Prime Minister announced that the Government is creating the first smokefree generation, by bringing forward legislation so that children turning 14 this year or younger will never be legally sold tobacco products.
Earlier this month I attended the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester and in my capacity as Secretary of State for Transport, I had the honour of delivering an address to the main conference hall.
The debate on climate change is stuck between two extremes. On the one hand, there are those who want to abandon Net Zero altogether – because the costs on households are too high, or they don’t accept the evidence for climate change at all.