Energy prices leave Brits cold
er recent energy price rises, a survey by moneysupermarket.com has revealed 62 per cent of people are worried about affording their energy bills.
Scottish Power recently announced increases to the cost of standard gas and electricity of 19% and 10% respectively, adding around £180 to customers’ annual bills. In reaction to this price hike, a poll of 1157 moneysupermarket.com users found 32% of energy customers are worried they won’t be able to afford to heat their homes this winter if the remaining five of the ‘Big Six’ energy giants are true to form and also announce increases to their prices. A further 30% will have to cut back to afford their gas and electricity bills.