Image of Conservative Party Conference 2016: Greg Clarke tears into energy giants for milking vulnerable customers
Conservative Party Conference 2016: Greg Clarke tears into energy giants for milking vulnerable customers
By STEVE HAWKES, Deputy Political Editor'WE HAVE A DUTY TO ACT'Greg Clark said ministers are drawing up plans to go even further than the regulators to stop people from paying too muchBUSINESS Secretary Greg Clark today paved the way for a range of new price controls on Britain’s Big Six energy giants by promising to stamp out a £2 billion power bills rip-off.Vowing “we have a duty to act”, the se... [Read More]
Image of AUG 2016: Are you due a refund? Gas firms admit up to 100,000 Brits may have been overcharged in meter-reading fiasco
AUG 2016: Are you due a refund? Gas firms admit up to 100,000 Brits may have been overcharged in meter-reading fiasco
By Yasmin JefferyARE YOU IN LINE FOR A REFUND?Thousands of Brit customers ripped off by energy giants confusing old imperial gas meters with newer metric onesTHOUSANDS of British gas consumers have been ripped off by energy suppliers making simple errors with meter readings, industry experts have revealed.Companies have been making the mistake of confusing old imperial gas meters, which measure us... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-'Biggest fracking demo held in Britain'
PressTV-'Biggest fracking demo held in Britain'
More than 3,000 people marched through the English city of York on Saturday to protest widespread fracking plans in the region, according to a report.The mass protest is being labeled as Britain’s biggest so far against the controversial process, the British left-wing newspaper Morning Star reported.The protesters voiced opposition to the process of fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, which involve... [Read More]