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Q&A: Would Tory price cap lower energy bills?


Theresa May’s pledge to cap “rip off” gas and electricity prices if the Conservatives return to power has immediately prompted debate about whether or not it would actually result in lower bills for consumers.

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Watchdog Ofgem to bring in price cap on pre-paid meters


Ofgem is to press ahead with proposals to introduce a price cap on pre-payment meters, the energy industry regulator has announced. The watchdog’s response follows a report published by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in June - which set out ways in which the market could be improved for customers. On Wednesday, Ofgem said it would work closely with suppliers to help “disengaged customers” who remain on expensive tariffs.