Energy Live News: Profits of power network operators ‘add £10bn to bills’

Electricity network operators have been accused of making “huge” profits over the last six years that have added £10 billion to consumers’ energy bills. That’s according to new analysis by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), which found the six firms that own and operate the network of towers…

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September’s Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair will be the biggest yet!

The Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair organised by MP John Penrose rolls into town on the 27th September with hundreds of local jobs available. Taking place at the Winter Gadens on Weston-super-Mare’s Royal Parade between 10.30am and 2.00pm, this event is free to attend with no pre-event registration required. Open to everyone,…

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John says energy regulator ‘scared to do its job’

The following article was published in the Financial Times by Nathalie Thomas, Energy Correspondent. Britain’s energy market regulator is “scared to do its job” according to a leading campaigner who wants a price cap on household electricity and gas bills. John Penrose, a backbench Conservative MP, attacked Ofgem for only…

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If Ofgem won’t grow a spine, there’s cross-party support in Parliament to insert one…

Theresa May has been hit by a major protest by Conservative MPs after dropping a pledge to cap energy bills, The Telegraph can disclose. More than 50 Tory MPs, including 20 former ministers, have signed a letter to the Prime Minister insisting that she honour a promise to protect 17 million families against…

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