– Unite general secretary Len McCluskey
Money from the poor is going to the pockets of Centrica shareholders. This is further shameful abuse by out of control, greedy fuel companies, sitting on piles of profit.
Alongside the Government's punish the poor strategy, millions of households will be forced further and further down the path to poverty.
It is high time that the Government intervened to take back from these grasping companies. Why is it that when wholesale fuel prices go up, these companies take from customers, yet, when wholesale prices go down, they still take from customers?
Chancellor George Osborne has told ITV News that energy companies npower and British Gas should reconsider their price hikes. The comments came after energy supplier npower followed British Gas in raising its prices.