Energy Price Guarantee (announced 8 Sep): initial reaction & questions

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edited 16 September 2022 at 9:33AM in Energy
Update: read MSE's news story with Martin Lewis's instant reaction - and now a video too:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uONf5DrqtoM 

And another video (15 September) for people on fixes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYH2zeilfZ8




Hi all

We've created this thread to gather in one place some of the initial reaction and questions arising from Liz Truss's announcement about updated Government measures to respond to the energy bills situation.

The Prime Minister is expected to speak in the House of Commons at about 11.30am.

Obviously Martin and MSE's team will be watching closely and will be publishing lots of new material throughout the day to summarise the information we're all waiting to hear about how today's plans will affect our bills.

Please be assured that our MSE colleagues are keenly aware of the groups not always included in the headline announcements, like those who rely on heating oil, or pay a third party for their energy rather than having a direct contract with a supplier. We may not get all the answers today, but MSE will certainly be asking the questions, and will share news when we have it.

On Tuesday Martin wrote a blog post setting out his initial take on the rumoured Government action - whatever today brings, it remains a good summary. 

We may merge some other threads into this one if necessary, to try to keep the Energy board easy to navigate.
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