The foreign minister said: “It is stifling growth. It prevents companies from investing and takes money out of people’s pockets.
“That’s not a way to jump-start the economy in a recession.”
Penny Mordaunt also disagreed with Sunak’s tax increase, saying: “I think the tax cuts that I have outlined are not inflationary.”
The trade minister said the public “needs immediate action now, I don’t see why Rishi doesn’t accept that.”
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