uSwitch: 'Customers will fear turning on the heating'

Ann Robinson, director of consumer policy at uSwitch, said the price increase by British Gas would leave many households facing a winter where they are "scared to turn on heating for fear of the cost".

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Osborne urges energy price cut

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.