A household energy bill displayed on a mobile phone held next to a gas hob, in a file photo dated Aug. 25, 2022. (Yui Mok/PA Media) British households will face an 80 percent rise in energy prices by October, the UK energy regulator Ofgem has warned.
Ofgem announced on Aug. 26 that the energy price cap for around 24 million households in England, Scotland, and Wales will rise by 80.06 percent on Oct. 1, sending the average household’s yearly bill from £1,971 to £3,549 ($4,200).
“The increase reflects the continued rise in global wholesale gas prices, which began to surge as the world unlocked from the COVID pandemic and have been driven still higher to record levels by Russia slowly switching off gas supplies to Europe,” said the regulator.
It warned that “prices could get significantly worse through 2023.”
The Bank of England has forecast that higher gas prices will push inflation above 13 percent by the end of the year, while Citigroup this week warned it could hit 18.6 percent in January, the highest in almost half a century.
Ofgem’s chief executive Jonathan Brearley urged the incoming prime minister and new Cabinet “to provide an additional and urgent response to continued surging energy prices.”
He said: “The government support package is delivering help right now, but it’s clear the new prime minister will need to act further to tackle the impact of the price rises that are coming in October and next year.
“We are working with ministers, consumer groups, and industry on a set of options for the incoming prime minister that will require urgent action. The response will need to match the scale of the crisis we have before us.” ‘Stress and Anxiety’ The government of Boris Johnson , who is set to step down as prime minister on Sept. 6, has refused […]
Most “Conservative” News Outlets Are on the Big Tech Teat
Not long ago, conservative media was not beholden to anyone. Today, most sites are stuck on the Big Tech gravy train.
I’ll keep this short. The rise of Pandemic Panic Theater, massive voter fraud, and other “taboo” topics have neutered a majority of conservative news sites. You’ll notice they are very careful about what topics they tackle. Sure, they’ll attack Critical Race Theory, Antifa, and the Biden-Harris regime, but you won’t see them going after George Soros, Bill Gates, the World Economic Forum, or the Deep State, among others.
The reason is simple. They are beholden to Big Tech, and Big Tech doesn’t allow certain topics to be discussed or they’ll cut you off. Far too many conservative news outlets rely on Google, Facebook, and Twitter for the bulk of their traffic. They depend on big checks from Google ads to keep the sites running. I don’t necessarily hold it against them. We all do what we need to do to survive. I just wish more would do like we have, which is to cut out Big Tech altogether.
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