Unions and energy watchdogs lashed out at Gordon Brown’s aid package aimed at helping householders cope with soaring energy bills, saying it was “too little, too late”. Even pensioners’ charities gave a frosty response.
Gordon Brown has unveiled an energy package designed to give some relief to householders struggling with ever-rising gas and electricity bills.
As 16 million people digest the news that their gas bills are going up 35 percent, courtesy of British Gas, blame for the staggering rise is flying thick and fast.
A union leader has called for a windfall tax on oil companies after BP reported a big rise in profits.