It won’t be sufficient to cover the costs just for the lowest income voters – most voters will need environmentally sustainable options to be heavily subsided.
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I believe so – but nonetheless, the balance of risks, driven by economic and political trends, has definitely shifted.
Robert Halfon: We should be pro-private enterprise, anti-mega corporates – which plunder the taxpayer again and again
Plus: Let’s cut VAT on energy bill as soon as we leave transition – deal or no deal. And: first Ardern, then Biden?
Ryan Bourne: Why Tyrie’s attempt to make the Competition Authority more like Which? magazine was wrong
He wanted the CMA to be both an aggressive consumer champion and decision-maker – “too much prosecution, judge, and jury” according to some.
Robert Halfon: I’ve been told that, if Corbyn wins, the Conservative Party and I will be sued for negligence
“Now I want a nice clean game from all of you” – so said Madam Hooch in Harry Potter. The reality is, it’s not going to happen.
With average household energy bills around £1000 a year, it would be a cut of about £50 per year per family.
It is mistaken to believe that the British people are collectively optimistic, happy-go-lucky, and modernity-obsessed – and on the same wavelength as those that are.
When we account for how much energy we use at home, British families are not facing ever-rising bills for gas and electricity.
Other countries manage to do this far better than we do; it is not right that Britain should fall behind on such a simple act.
Let us hope not. It’s unlikely, but not completely impossible. The Government must battle four trends to reduce the risk.
I, like many colleagues, react badly to the Party’s decision to try and strong-arm me into voting for this deal.
They want to know that their political leaders aren’t racist or judgemental or stuck in a 1950s parody – but they aren’t interested in hearing about these ideas primarily.
Unless we find a way to win over those in their forties, thirties and younger, we will have an even bigger problem at the next election.
Let’s not set the prices, but instead the gap between the ultra-competitive deals for switchers and the tariffs for loyal customers.
What’s more, to have any effect it would need to be part of a broader suite of interventionist policies – territory where Conservatives’ can never out-socialist Labour.