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Rising food prices ‘nothing to do’ with Brexit says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Cabinet minister Jacob Rees-Mogg said that rising food prices had nothing to do with it. with Brexit, blame global inflation rates.

minister for The possibility of Brexit has been called into question on BBC over previous claims that a UK exit from the EU would make electricity and food bills cheaper.

Accused by caller Brenda of “to lie” to public before the referendum, Mr. Rees-Mogg said: “There are global inflation in food prices that have nothing to do with Brexit.

He added: ” fact that wheat price gone up because, in part, invasion of Ukraine by Putin’s forces, that’s not what I was speculating about on in in run-up to Brexit.”

Mr Rees-Mogg also claimed that post-Brexit trade transactions will help alleviate cost of life crisis – despite forecasts of food inflation hit 15 percent is year.

“FROM trade transactions we make – and especially important ones with Australia and New Zealand – we accept tariffs off food, footwear and clothing. minister said. ” more is free trade the deals we make more tariffs will removed”.

Brexit Opportunities added: “These are tariff and non-tariff barriers that removed how do we do more is free trade transactions, and this is fundamentally important.

“And then – in but cost of life crisis – it becomes even more important because it helps improve cost of life crisis from which we suffer.

latest numbers show food inflation rose by 5.3 percent year-on-year – after a few months of price hiking – with Food industry executives talk about the impact of The Ukrainian crisis was only just Start.

Brenda, who called LBC, said Mr Rees-Mogg was “so patronizing,” adding: “I find it absolutely outrageous that people will suffer from hypothermia… they cannot eat and cannot heat them homes. How does this help the ordinary, struggling human?”

challenged on did Chancellor Rishi Sunak struggling enough families support in the Spring Statement, Mr. Rees-Mogg said: “You must save government Costs under control.

senior Tori admitted that in “very good situation” financially – it was previously supposed to help voters make sure they demanded the right perks.

“I’m worried about people coming to my elective polyclinic … what can be done to help peopledo sure they claim the right benefits – simple things like this,” he said. “There is help, but it’s difficult.”

Mentioning that price of milk is coming up from 20 pence to 54 pence at the farm gate, Mr Rees-Mogg said: “This is unusual. Yes real cost of life crisis emanating from the farm gate, all way across.”

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Mr Rees-Mogg also accused the EU for in higher export costs facing British fisherman. “The EU is very angry that we left And they want make life as difficult as possible,” he said.

Meanwhile, senior minister supported a large booty of North Sea gas ahead of in government”energy security strategy” – pending disclosure on Thursday.

“We need think about extracting each last cubic inch of gas from the North Sea,” he said. 2050 is a long year way off. We are not trying to be net zero tomorrow – and we’re going need fossil fuel in intermediate”.

Cabinet minister also said he was “very in service of becomes nuclear” and described the idea of the reopening of hydraulic fracturing sites is “a very interesting opportunity.”

Mr Rees-Mogg also defended his dismissal of partygate string as “pooh” in context of war in Ukraine and cost-of-life crisis, saying it’s “not the most important thing issue in in world”.

minister told the LBC that some of the coronavirus restrictions imposed during the lockdown were “inhuman”. He also said the lessons of the Covid investigation “are not in relation to the parties, but in sharpness of rules in government imposed.

He acknowledged that people were “undoubtedly angry” but insisted that Boris Johnson did not mislead parliament by suggesting that the prime minister was given “wrong information”.

” prime minister said he was told rules followed, but it turns out out not be right and we know that fines have already been issued, but prime minister can only work on in information given to him.”

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