Tories pledge energy price cap

The Conservative Party has pledged to cap “rip-off” energy prices if it wins the general election. Prime Minister Theresa May believes the energy market is not working for ordinary working families and too many people aren’t getting a fair deal. The price cap is expected to help consumers save “as much as £100” on energy […]

Big Six supplier warns energy price cap ‘could harm competition’

One of the Big Six energy companies has warned a potential energy price cap could harm competition. The comment from Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer at ScottishPower, comes amid speculation the Conservative Party is planning to cap household energy prices as part of its manifesto. He suggests the government could instead set a deadline to […]

Tories plannning energy price cap?

The Conservative Party is reportedly planning to cap household energy prices as part of its manifesto. According to the Sunday Times, Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green said the party will set out a policy asking Ofgem to set a maximum price for householders on standard tariffs. That is expected to reduce the average energy […]

Andrea Leadsom: Energy decisions should be more democratic

Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom said she wants energy decisions to be “more democratic”. This comes after the Queen’s Speech on Wednesday, which mentioned boosting energy security and tackling climate change. The government has also said it would scrap subsidies for onshore windfarms. Ms Leadsom added: “We want to make decisions on energy more democratic and are giving […]

Political Plug-in: The Conservatives

The Tories support fracking and want to scrap onshore wind but what do you think?