Response to May’s bill price cap: “tinkering that props up failing energy system”

Responding to Theresa May’s announcement of a fuel bill cap, Switched On campaigners brand it “tinkering that props up failing energy system”. Campaigner Emma Hughes said “Theresa May’s announcement on energy will fail to fix the energy crisis – it’s another tweak that won’t deliver. While private Big 6 companies extract profit from our need for[…]








Mayor shelved full license energy company to prioritise short term political gains

Mayor of London’s own report reveals he scaled back his Energy for Londoners scheme to prioritise short-term delivery Sets out significant costs to revenues, carbon reductions and job creation Campaign coalition criticise Mayor’s short-termism Contact: Emma Hughes, 07801140192 emma@platformlondon.org @SwitchedOnLDN A newly published GLA report [1] reveals that the Mayor of London scaled back his Energy[…]








British Gas/Centrica 2016 profits- Switched On response

Contact: Emma Hughes 07801140192 or Mika MInio-Paluello 07733466038 Campaigners are furious at British Gas’ continued profiting from high energy bills, while millions are in fuel poverty. [1] Emma Hughes from Switched On campaign group said “Once again we see British Gas reporting comfortable profits, while over 10% of families in England suffer in cold homes[…]








Scottish Power hikes prices by 7.8% – Switched On response

Contact: Emma Hughes 07801140192 or Anna Galkina 07942044472 Campaigners have responded with anger to Scottish Power’s price hike announced today and closely following similar moves by NPower and EDF.[1] Emma Hughes from Switched On campaign group said “The Big Six are announcing price hikes one after another, while ripping off households to the tune of[…]