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Global factors, like Russia’s illegal war in Ukraine, are causing energy prices to spike. Chancellor @RishiSunak explains how the measures we introduced today will support families with these rising costs. gov.uk/government/news/milli…
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The Live Events Reinsurance Scheme has played a vital role in keeping the UK economy moving during the pandemic The scheme has helped protect 15,000 jobs & supported national set-piece events including: 🎾 @Wimbledon 🎤 @BRITs Details ⬇️ gov.uk/government/news/live-…
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Chancellor @RishiSunak visited @BandQ in Watford yesterday for the latest Treasury Connect event. He met staff and customers, and answered their questions on what the energy support measures we set out yesterday mean for them. costoflivingsupport.campaign…
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We have launched a new website so you can see what government support is available to help with the cost of living. See what support you could be eligible for: gov.uk/costoflivingsupport
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NEWS: 100s of local youth facilities and services will be improved & expanded across England through our £380 million Youth Investment Fund as its first funding recipients are announced Supporting young people for work and life, no matter where they live #LevellingUp | @BBCCiN

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Yesterday we announced all households will receive £400 and millions of vulnerable households will get £1,200 of support this year to help with the cost of living. Today we have launched a new website to help you find the support available to you, visit: gov.uk/costoflivingsupport
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Chancellor @RishiSunak met staff and customers at @BandQ in Watford today to discuss how our new £15bn cost of living support package will help families with rising costs in the months ahead.
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At 5.30pm this tweet will turn into a LIVE Q&A stream with @rishisunak, where I put my and your questions to him on the #CostOfLivingCrisis announcements made today. PLEASE SHARE (We can't do live subtitles, but will add them later and post a link) nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1yp…
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great to hear @RishiSunak address the cost of living crisis with direct payments to help the poorest households as @CBItweets been calling for.
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Hugely welcome package of support announced by @RishiSunak today. Having heard from our @CitizensAdvice advisers about the devastating stories of people unable to make ends meet, I know just what a difference these measures will make to those at the sharp end of this crisis
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Chancellor almost doubles cost-of-living support with two-thirds of fresh cash going to the poorest half of households - @TorstenBell welcomes @RishiSunak latest energy bills support package today resolutionfoundation.org/pre…
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Over a year a typical energy bill'll rise £1,500/yr. New help today (need to see t&cs) -Low income homes w/disabilities £1,100 -Low income homes £950 -Pensioner homes £700 -All homes £400 Plus £150 council tax for band A-D. Initially seems bigger than I expected. Glad to see
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In total, the measures announced today totals £15bn in support. Combined with the cost of living support we have already announced, this means we have provided £37bn of support for families - and three quarters of this will go to the poorest households.
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We have doubled the Energy Bills Support Scheme from £200 to £400, as Chancellor @RishiSunak explained today in @UKParliament. This is a one off payment to help with rising costs, and will now not need to be paid back.
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Speaking in @UKParliament today, Chancellor @RishiSunak announced that almost all of the eight million most vulnerable households in the country will receive at least £1200 in support to help with rising costs.
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At 5:30pm Chancellor @RishiSunak will answer your questions live with @MartinSLewis.
At 5:30pm I will be doing a live video Q&A HERE with @RishiSunak on today's cost of living announcements. If anyone has a question to be read out, post including #MartinRishi. I only have 15mins so must be selective, but will try & cover the common themes Pls spread word
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Global factors, like Russia’s illegal war in Ukraine, are causing energy prices to spike. Chancellor @RishiSunak explains how the measures we introduced today will support families with these rising costs. gov.uk/government/news/milli…
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Across all our support, almost all of the eight million most vulnerable households in the country will in total receive at least £1200 in support to help with rising costs. This is equivalent to the average increase in energy prices expected in October.
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Today's cost of living support is worth more than £15 billion and will help families deal with rising costs whilst supporting the most vulnerable in our society. This is on top of the £22 billion announced in the spring.
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The Energy Bills Support Scheme has been doubled from £200 to £400 for every household with a domestic electricity meter. This is a one off payment to help with rising costs, and will now not need to be paid back.
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6 million people on disability benefits will get an extra £150 payment on top of other payments. We will continue to support the most vulnerable in our society with rising costs.
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