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Jeremy Clarkson Calls For Food Prices To ‘Double’ Amid Cost Of Living Crisis

Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson
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Jeremy Clarkson has known as for a rise in meals costs, amid the present price of dwelling disaster.

The previous Prime Gear host lately took on farming duties on the 1,000 acre farm he owns within the Cotswolds, after its resident farmer retired.

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His work on the farm – which he renamed Diddly Squat Farm – was documented within the common Amazon Prime documentary Clarkson’s Farm.

Throughout an interview on the podcast The Information Brokers, Clarkson spoke of the tough work farmers do, and shared his perception that meals costs must be “double” what they at the moment are.

“Individuals merely don’t pay sufficient for his or her meals,” he advised presenters Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel.

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“The one factor a authorities won’t ever say is, ‘oh you’ve acquired to pay extra on your meals’. So that they don’t.”

Turning to the digicam, he added: “You don’t pay sufficient’.”

When the previous Newsnight presenter requested him to substantiate that “Jeremy Clarkson says costs ought to go up?”, he responded: “Yeah, they need to. They must.”

Elsewhere within the interview, he stated: “It’s soul-destroying, the quantity of labor [farmers do]. After which anyone’s going to go, ‘how a lot on your bacon? Why are you charging a lot?’. As a result of it prices a fortune to do it!”

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″[Prices] must be double what they’re,” he added.

Clarkson’s Farm debuted in the summertime of 2021, with a second season set to start streaming early subsequent 12 months and a 3rd having already been commissioned by Amazon.

The divisive broadcaster’s relationship with Amazon started along with his work on the motoring present The Grand Tour, which he co-hosts with Richard Hammond and James Might.

Clarkson started presenting The Grand Tour in 2016, a 12 months after the BBC determined to not renew his Prime Gear contract, following his assault on a crew member whereas filming on location.

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