Sunak plays down help for businesses over gas prices despite fears industry could shut down – business live

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  • Date: 14-Oct-2021
  • Source: The Guardian
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: Gulf
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Sunak plays down help for businesses over gas prices despite fears industry could shut down – business live

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One of Britain’s leading industrialists warned that industry could be forced to shut down if the UK suffers a bad winter.

Sir Jim Ratcliffe said last night that a lack of gas storage had left the UK vulnerable, and that gas prices were likely to remain high throughout the winter.

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