Food import tariffs will be cut to ease cost of living squeeze | News

Imported food will be made cheaper to ease the cost of living crisis, Boris Johnson has promised.

Oranges, bananas, olives, rice and other products that Britain does not produce domestically could see price cuts of about 10 per cent under a plan to stop taxing foreign food that will not undercut UK farmers.

The prime minister said that Britain had “food tariffs we don’t need” and has launched a review into cutting import taxes to lower prices for consumers.

Boris Johnson was in Madrid yesterday for a Nato summit

Boris Johnson was in Madrid yesterday for a Nato summit

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He also dismissed the idea of a snap electionsaying the idea “hadn’t occurred” to him.

Speaking on a trip to Madrid for the Nato summit, Johnson dismissed questions about his leadership, saying it was not the prime minister’s job to talk about politics. He

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