Think tank urges Chancellor to give £300 cheques for soaring energy bills

Additional payments of up to £500 should be given to those most in need, the Social Market Foundation says

Industry urges government to act now on energy bills

Trade body calls for urgent action after inflation rose by 5.4%, a near three-decade high

‘An extra half a million households with children will be unable to pay for their bills’

There will be more than two million fuel poor homes with children in April, a new report suggests

ScottishPower chief calls for ‘targeted’ help amid energy crisis

A government announcement is expected to be made in the coming days on measures for the rising energy bills

NI families to get one-off payments of £200 for energy bills

People who are needing support most will receive the payment

Labour proposes windfall tax on North Sea oil and gas to keep bills down

The measure is predicted to reduce the average household bill by £200

Chancellor: “I understand people’s anxiety about energy bills”

Rishi Sunak said the government had already put in place a series of measures to combat soaring energy bills

Prime Minister to take part in energy crisis talks

The government will reportedly discuss additional measures including the extension of the Warm Home Discount scheme

Business Secretary in crunch talks with energy bosses

‘Crisis talks’ will reportedly focus on what additional measures the government can take to combat rising energy bills

Boris Johnson rejects calls to remove VAT from household energy bills

The Prime Minister described the proposed measure as a “blunt instrument”