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ScottishPower raises prices

ScottishPower is to raise the average prices of their duel fuel bills by 8.6%, gas by 8.5% and electricity up 9%. It comes as Nick Clegg has admitted the Coalition is split over David Cameron's pledge to cut green taxes on energy bills.

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Calls to Citizens Advice Bureau double after price hikes

Calls to the Citizens Advice Bureau about energy prices have doubled since companies announced increases to bills.

Calls to the Citizens Advice Bureau about energy prices have doubled since companies announced increases to bills. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The number of people seeking online advice also shot up, rising to 30,118 between 10 and 23 October, compared to 19,436 in the 13 days before the price increases.

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