Editorial – Strictly come wincing…

Today’s been a funny one for the energy sector and the Government. A strange dance of rumour and denial where both partners seem to know the other has made a foul step but isn’t going to dob them in. The steps that led to such confusion centred around “asking the Big Six to hold prices […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – Ed “the Freezer” Miliband

Freezing energy prices, what an original idea in a “free market” situation?!? I shudder at the demonstrable lack of understanding which a former Energy Secretary has of the dynamics of the energy market and its impact on those on low incomes who will, if they believe anything politicians say, have slightly raised expectations based on […]

Ed Miliband slams SSE's energy price rise

Ed Miliband seized on SSE’s energy price rise today as evidence of “the need to freeze energy bills”. The Labour party leader made the comment in a tweet following the Big Six firm’s decision to raise household gas and electricity tariffs by an average of 8.2% from mid-November. Mr Miliband pledged to freeze energy prices at his party’s […]