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Millions remains on costly energy tariffs despite new price display rules

Millions of households remain stuck on expensive energy tariffs despite new rules forcing suppliers to display their cheapest prices, figures show. Which? said it was “clear” that recent reforms making suppliers reduce the number of tariffs and show their lowest tariff on bills had not led to significantly increased consumer engagement. The latest Government figures show that since the beginning of last year, the proportion of people on a standard electricity tariff, which costs around £54 or 9% more than other deals on average, remained stuck at an average of 75%, or approximately 21 million customers.