Five million families are likely to turn their heating down this winter because they can’t afford to pay for it.
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Why energy bills are really sky high and what Grant Shapps and the Tories won’t do about it.
Wholesale and network costs are mostly responsible for the tariff increase, not the cost of green policies, which account for only a sixth of the rise.
Energy company SSE has announced this morning that it is to raise electricity and gas prices by an average of 8.2 per cent from 15 November.
The Scottish government is working hand in glove with the Conservatives in opposing measures to reduce the cost of energy bills.
The great energy rip-off at a glance.
Bill hikes, “Libor-like” fixing of wholesale gas prices, huge profits… time to investigate the limitations of private utilities running our energy supplies.
4.4% inflation makes it unlikely that economic growth will pick up in the second half of the year. Retail sales volumes are likely to remain stagnant.