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11 Aug 2022

UK energy bills ‘to top £5,000 in April’

Scotland Correspondent

British households face average energy bills surging above £5,000 next year, according to the latest forecast by the energy consultancy Auxilione.

The warning follows a steep rise in wholesale gas prices – and came as the Prime Minister attended a meeting with the electricity sector in Downing Street. That meeting failed to produce any immediate concrete help for struggling households.