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Rising energy costs move up political agenda

The Financial Times’ energy correspondent, David Blair,  reports that “Higher energy costs are likely to become one of the most sensitive issues in British politics, according to analysts, after Scottish and Southern Energy became the third utility in quick succession to announce a big increase in customer bills.” This article follows the announcement of SSE’s […]

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British Gas raises gas and electricity prices

The Guardian’s Matthew King reports that British Gas has stunned households across the UK by announcing a rise in gas and electricity prices of 18% and 16%, just eight months after it raised its prices by 7%. This comes at the same time as Scottish & Southern Energy suspends all doorstep sales with the loss […]

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