┬áBritain’s energy crisis will push millions into destitution this winter unless the government hands out more cash to help struggling households pay fuel bills, Rishi Sunak, the trailing candidate in the contest to become Britain’s next leader, said. Former finance minister Sunak is up against foreign minister Liz Truss to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson next month when the winner will take charge of an economy facing prolonged recession and battling soaring energy price-driven inflation. “The first rule of any crisis is to acknowledge that you are facing one. We are facing an energy crisis,” Sunak said in a statement on Saturday. “I will support people that need urgent help to pay their bills this winter. Failure to do this would push millions, including many pensioners, into a state of destitution.” Sunak is seeking to use the public clamour for more help on energy […]