Energy price rise adds £134 to average yearly bill

British Gas has announced that electricity and gas prices will rise Credit: PA Wire

British Gas currently charges the average user £1,340 for 'dual-fuel' gas and electricity.

The rise takes it above £1,474 a year.

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