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‘The fruit bowl is emptier and petrol is shocking’: one family’s experience of soaring cost of living
From running a car, to food bills and pet products, UK household expenditure is stacking up

Hilary Osborne and Ashley Kirk

03, Dec, 2021 @11:47 AM

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The energy crisis shows precisely why this industry should be in public hands | Christine Berry
It’s time to recognise that the privatisation experiment has failed, says writer and researcher Christine Berry

Christine Berry

03, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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England green homes scheme was ‘slam dunk fail’, says public accounts committee
Dame Meg Hillier says scheme cost £50m and delivered only a fraction of objectives

Sandra Laville

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK energy watchdog promises tougher stress tests for suppliers
Regulation will need to ‘go much further’ following string of provider collapses, says Ofgem

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @2:02 PM

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Collapse of UK energy firms could cost each household extra £120
Rise would plunge hundreds of thousands of consumers in England, Scotland and Wales into fuel poverty

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @1:04 PM

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Uncertainty over if government is in Bulb Energy for the long haul | Nils Pratley
With no clear plan from Ofgem, quick solutions are in short supply for energy company amid market crisis

Nils Pratley

25, Nov, 2021 @8:40 PM

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Orbit and Entice become latest UK energy suppliers to go bust
Ofgem announces collapse of firms as number of households affected by a supplier failure nears 4m

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

25, Nov, 2021 @5:47 PM

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£1,000 a customer? Why the UK is counting the cost of keeping Bulb’s lights on
Taxpayer may have to pay £1.7bn to power the firm’s ‘unsustainable’ business model on life-support this winter

Jillian Ambrose

25, Nov, 2021 @8:43 AM

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Treasury sets aside up to £1.7bn to cover Bulb’s winter running costs after collapse
Taxpayer to shoulder cost of running collapsed firm after fundraising plans scuppered by energy crisis

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @9:07 PM

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The UK energy sector must be brought back into public ownership as soon as possible | Joseph Baines and Sandy Brian Hager
The collapse of Bulb is more proof that privatisation has been a costly and dismal failure for consumers, say Joseph Baines and Sandy Brian Hager, lecturers in international political economy

Joseph Baines and Sandy Hager

24, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘I dread a new provider’: Bulb customers mourn its collapse
Most users are positive about firm’s customer service, but others say it had deteriorated

Miles Brignall

23, Nov, 2021 @1:43 PM

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Bulb Energy: key questions answered for customers after collapse
What happened, what happens next, and what will happen to your bills

Miles Brignall

23, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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