Ministers urged to announce winter support measures now

More industry voices have joined Utility Week’s calls for the government to act now on energy bill support this coming winter, with organisations such as Energy UK and Citizens Advice issuing a plea to ministers. In an announcement ahead of parliament going into recess Energy UK, Citizens Advice, Fair By Design, MoneySavingExpert and National Energy Action are also pushing the government to publish its planned consultation on a possible social tariff and other options for customer support, with a view that it will now be “very challenging” for it to deliver on its pledge to introduce better targeted support by next April.

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