Tom Pride, in serious mode, counters the myth that rising wholesale energy costs are the reason our bills keep going up. His facts are supported by evidence.
So what possible reasons are left?
Greed, maybe?

Pride's Purge

(not satire)

Here’s a graph which clearly shows that since 2008 wholesale energy costs have actually gone down while typical household bills have gone up by as much as 80%:

fuel bills

So it’s wrong to say our electricity and gas bills keep going up because of rising wholesale costs.

In fact not so much wrong as a downright lie.


Related articles by Tom Pride:

Oh dear – look what Ed Davey was saying about nuclear power before he became a minister

Lib Dems and Tories have just agreed higher UK electricity bills for the next 35 years

Coalition split after Tory minister says UK ‘peppered’ with too many wind-powered Lib Dem MPs

Controversial urine extraction method given go-ahead by government


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