‘Government should forget food price caps and let shopkeepers shopkeep’


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The latest government idea to combat the cost-of-living crisis is so outlandish that it might have been formulated on Neptune, the furthest planet from Earth, rather than in Downing Street

The notion of a price cap on basic food items such as bread and milk, as was floated at the weekend, showed once again how divorced policymakers seem from the reality of retail life. 

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