WELCOME as Boris Johnson’s latest pronouncements are, by constantly repeating “whatever it takes” I am wondering whether or not that will include support for some people who will inevitably run into difficulty paying their utility bills and council tax.

I noticed, for example, that people with mortgages are to get a payment “holiday” if needed. I can’t say that I heard anything that gives succour to anyone else, ie those who live in the rental sector.

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Maybe Johnson forgot, that, or it is the case that from his position of privilege, trifling things like utility bills and council tax are outside of his compass.

Henrick Hauptmann