Independent: John feels announced plans to scrap STVs are simply a “cosmetic renaming of rip-off default tariffs”

British Gas’ parent company Centrica plans to abolish its most common form of tariff – the standard variable tariff – to see off price caps threatened by the Government. SVTs have come under fire for being a costly alternative if customers do not opt for a specific fixed-term deal. On…

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Daily Express: ‘Be tough!’ EU foot dragging will BACKFIRE and benefit David Davis, says John Penrose

BRITAIN will get behind David Davis even more if the EU continued to “play things slowly” in negotiations, a Conservative MP has claimed. John Penrose, Tory MP for Weston-super-Mare, claimed that the EU were taking their time in negotiations in a bid to get Britain to panic and pay more…

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Weston Mercury: Energy price cap bill signals end of ‘rip-off’ electricity prices

An end to ‘rip-off’ energy bills could become law, following a campaign by Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose. He has been campaigning for the Government to put a cap on energy prices, as people who have not switched supplier are often paying far more than they would be as a new…

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