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Rishi Sunak blamed a computer system for not raising benefits – 9 responses worth logging on for

As the government comes under continued pressure for not doing more (anything) to tackle the cost of living crisis, chancellor Rishi Sunak has come up with a novel excuse why he hasn’t done more to help.

Basically, computer says no.

Here’s what he told the BBC’s former economics editor Stephanie Flanders, who is now the head of Bloomberg News Economics.

And these are surely the only responses you need.

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Here’s what the interviewer, Stephanie Flanders, said later.

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