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Johnson’s ‘Zombie Government’ Urged to Deliver Emergency Help With Energy Bills

Boris Johnson in Birmingham on July 28.

Boris Johnson in Birmingham on July 28.

Photographer: Peter Byrne/WPA/Getty Images

Boris Johnson said periods of difficulty were "inevitable" as he faced accusations his "zombie government" was failing to address the crisis caused by soaring energy bills.

Consumer champion Martin Lewis urged the Prime Minister and the two rivals vying to succeed him - Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss - to thrash out an emergency package of support.