Tesco chair calls for action after lack of help to ease inflation in Queen’s speech

John Allan, Tesco chairman

Despite promising to ease the cost of living crisis, no new measures were introduced in the Queen’s speech, after Tesco chair John Allan called for a windfall tax to ease rampant inflation.

Announcing its legislative programme for the year ahead, the government introduced 38 bills in the Queen’s speech. However, Boris Johnson poured cold water on taking any immediate steps to ease the burden of skyrocketing inflation.

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