Cost of Hinkley Point C ‘will hit poorest the hardest’

The £18 billion cost of Hinkley Point C will hit the UK’s poorest people the hardest. That’s the conclusion from the group of MPs that make up the Public Account Committee, which has published a new report suggesting households have been locked into a costly and long-lasting deal. The government approved the new nuclear power […]

‘Suppliers should be fined for ripping off customers’

Energy suppliers should be fined for ripping off consumers. That’s according to a new report from the Social Market Foundation (SMF) think tank, which suggests the UK needs to do more to encourage energy suppliers to move customers off their most expensive contracts. It suggests government and regulators should ensure people who don’t switch suppliers […]