Ofgem to be sued for failing to shield low-income households

Campaigners are pressing ahead with plans to sue Ofgem on the grounds that the regulator has failed to mitigate the impact of this autumn’s increase energy bills on low-income consumers. In response to Ofgem’s announcement on Friday (26 August) that the price cap on default tariffs will increase by 80% to £3,549 in October, the Good Law Project (GLP) said it is proceeding with legal action against the regulator.

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