British PM responds to private pool criticism

British PM responds to private pool criticism

Rishi Sunak “absolutely understands” millions are struggling with money no matter how much it costs to heat his pool

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak told state broadcaster the BBC on Sunday that his government’s successful efforts to reduce people’s energy bills were more important than his own expenditure to heat the pool at his $18 million North Yorkshire estate.

Sunak landed in hot water recently over revelations he will pay up to £14,000 ($17,000) per year to heat his recently upgraded private swimming pool while the country experiences a cost of living crisis. 

“I absolutely understand that the number one challenge people are facing…