Nov 21st, 2011
Stop The Energy Rip-off Poll
Gas and electricity bills are going up and up. The big energy companies have just hiked their prices up by an average of 21%. The energy companies are making big profits, while the rest of us are being hit hard.
Something needs to change or it could be a very cold winter.
38 Degrees members have voted to work together to tackle rip-off bills. We’ve had enough and together we can do something about it. So now we need to decide what we should do.
The 38 Degrees office team has been consulting experts from organisations like Consumer Focus and Which? to draw up a list of campaign ideas.
We’ve got some choices to make – here are some of the options:
- Force energy companies to make their tariffs simpler so we can tell which is cheapest.
- Ask the government to use the extra cash from VAT on higher energy bills to help those struggling to heat their homes.
- Demand a public inquiry into the power of the big 6 energy companies.
38 Degrees campaigns like stopping our forests being sold off, standing up to Rupert Murdoch, and protecting our NHS – were chosen by thousands of 38 Degrees members voting together. We know that when we work together we can make change happen.
So now please help plan the campaign against rip-off gas and electricity bills by taking the short survey here: