The Cost of Living Crisis

Lockdowns started this because it takes time to restore economies after placing them in a deep freeze. Due to the rebounding demand, there were shortages across the board, most importantly for oil, gas, and truck drivers. Prices typically increase as a result of rising costs for firms.

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Between the practices, policy, and legal frameworks throughout the UK and the social rights protected by international human rights legislation, there are huge gaps. Additionally, it was discovered that when persons experience violations of their rights under international human rights legislation, there is insufficient protection and responsibility.

Due to wages being so thinly spread, more and more people are jumping into the gig economy during their free time in an effort to deal with the increased costs.

Speaking of the severe circumstances, Christine Jardine, a Treasury spokesman for the Liberal Democrats, said: "Rishi Sunak and the Conservatives are witnessing millions of people endure eye-watering amounts of inflation. How do they suppose common families will come up with this extra cash?

 

According to research, the general population believes that the government is not doing enough to address the situation. Human rights specialists and equality organisations have recognised that the cost of living crisis is in fact a rights issue.