Energy suppliers 'should display profit' on customer bills

MPs say energy firms should tell every customer what proportion of the bill goes towards their profit. Under the proposal annual statements would give details of operating costs, wholesale prices and profits.

The Energy and Climate Change Committee called for householders to be given a detailed breakdown
The Energy and Climate Change Committee called for householders to be given a detailed breakdown Credit: Press Association

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'Display profit' on energy bills

MPs say energy firms should tell every customer what proportion of the bill goes towards their profit. Under the proposal annual statements would give details of operating costs, wholesale prices and profits.