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Press Release – “Theresa May is wrong to abandon curbs on executive pay.”

The Big Deal: “Theresa May is wrong to abandon curbs on executive pay.” “British Gas CEO is paid £4.2 million a year after a 40% pay rise while putting up bills for million of families.” Today (22nd August 2017) The Times reports that Theresa May is planning to abandon her promise on cutting executive pay.  … Read more

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Press release – British Gas price rise is the ultimate slap in the face for families.

“British Gas announcing a price rise as they make half a billion in profit is the ultimate slap in the face for families.” “Standard tariff now costs £286 a year more than the cheapest deal on the market.” “British Gas claim the price rise is because of increased costs but Ofgem data shows that all  … Read more

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Press Release – British Gas price rise: “The cat is out of the bag”

Responding to British Gas putting on their website today (31st July 2017) a post titled “Why we’ve had to raise electricity prices – our first increase since November 2013” the day before they publish their half-yearly results, Will Hodson of consumer collective the Big Deal, said: “The cat is out of the bag. British Gas  … Read more

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Press Release – “British Gas’s costs have dropped by 9% so they should be cutting prices not raising them”

“British Gas’s costs have dropped by 9% so they should be cutting prices not raising them” CEO of Centrica Iain Conn has hinted that he will be raising prices for 5 million British Gas customers once their price freeze ends in August. But new research shows that British Gas should be cutting bills not putting  … Read more

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Press Release – “Theresa May must not ditch the price cap.”

“Theresa May must not ditch the price cap. The Tories should be on the side of working families, not big business. The only people who will be happy if she ditches the cap are the Big Six. After years of exploitation in the energy market, people deserve the protection of a price cap.” There are  … Read more

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