PMQs LIVE – ‘I’m a fighter not a quitter’ says Truss
Lib Dems Ed Davey
Lib Dem leader Ed Davey asks if support including the Carers’ Allowance will rise at least in line with inflation.
Truss says her government introduced the energy price guarantee.
“We will always support the most vulnerable, they will always be our priority,” she finishes.
SNP’s Ian Blackford says it’s “not just pensioners feeling pain” listing increases in inflation, mortgage rates and energy bills.
SNPs Ian Blackford
“Why does she expect anyone else to pay the price for her failure?”
Truss responds by saying Blackford cannot take yes for an answer and says she has been clear in protecting the triple lock on pensions.
She then criticised Blackford accusing him of trying to create divisions with indyref2.
Truss commits to inflation-linked pensions increase
Asked about increasing pensions in line with inflation, Truss says: “I am completely committed to the triple lock and so is the chancellor”.
I’m a fighter not a quitter – Truss
The PM says “I am a fighter and not a quitter”.
“I have acted in the national interest to make sure that we have economic stability.”