24 May 2024

Fuel poverty: Can Tories hang onto seats as energy bills fall?

Energy bills for the average household are set to fall by £122 a year from July under the new price cap set by regulator Ofgem.

That’s the lowest since the invasion of Ukraine two years ago, although household energy debt is at a record high.

The former Labour heartland of Stoke on Trent North -which covers three constituencies – has one of the highest levels of fuel poverty in the country.

We’ve been to find out if the Tories can hang on there, with their promises of falling inflation and lower energy prices.