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Rishi INSISTS cuts energy price ceiling ‘must do’ amid rising bill values ​​for low-income households

Consumers react to energy price ceiling increase 54%

Consumers described their worries about a “bleak” future because of another energy price hike.

One mother said she was “absolutely appalled” by a 54% increase in price caps announced by regulator Ofgem, which will see bills rise by £693 for millions of households since April .

And one man who has spent the winter largely confined to one room in his apartment trying to reduce his bills described how things “are going to get tougher.” “.

Melanie, who lives with her partner and six-year-old daughter in Flintshire and doesn’t want to give her a last name, said: “If things keep going as they are we will be in a terrible predicament. We will have to start looking at using food banks.

“We pride ourselves on the fact that every time we open our food court, we buy at least one thing for the food bank – the tables will move to a position where we can ask for their help after April. “

She added: “I just feel so frustrated and it’s almost as if those of us need to be drifting forward without lifebuoys thrown at us when we can. It feels like we’re bobbing. on his raft, trying to tread the water while they rowed on the champagne yacht.”

https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/17530071/council-tax-band-rebate-energy-price-cap-rishi-sunak/ Rishi INSISTS cuts energy price ceiling ‘must do’ amid rising bill values ​​for low-income households

JACLYN DIAZ

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