Proposals to ensure that all households are on the best deal for their gas and electricity were published today.
Under the new proposals:
- Households will no longer face hundreds of tariffs, with energy companies limited to four tariffs per fuel.
- Energy companies will have to make bills simpler for customers to understand, and outline personalised information on the cheapest tariff that they can offer.
- Households will be moved onto the cheapest tariff under their supplier that suits them.
‘The Prime Minister promised to take action to get people the lowest tariffs and he has delivered.
‘Today’s announcement marks the end of confusing tariffs that cost too much. It also again shows this Government’s determination to get behind people who work hard and want to get on in life and support vulnerable people at risk of being ripped off.’