Jon Ashworth MP, Labour’s Shadow Cabinet Office minister, responding to Sir John Major’s comments, said:
“It’s deeply embarrassing for David Cameron that a man famous for not wanting to criticise his successors would come out and say what everyone else is thinking: this Prime Minister is completely out of touch. David Cameron stands up only for a privileged few and has no answers to the cost of living crisis he’s created.
“John Major has become the latest voice to recognise that people are sick and tired of being left out of pocket because of David Cameron’s failure to stand up to the energy companies. That’s why we desperately need a Labour government which will freeze energy bills to save money for 27 million households and 2.4 million businesses and reset the market to deliver fairer prices in the future.