‘Big 6’ bosses accused of using excuses
Under-fire energy bosses were accused of producing a “list of excuses” last night after they attempted to justify recent price hikes to unimpressed MPs.
Executives from the “Big Six” power firms insisted bill rises were partly down to the UK Government’s green levies, which were branded a “poll tax”.
But a representative from small-scale competitor Ovo Energy undermined evidence from bigger firms, saying he “can’t explain” the price rises because his company was buying gas for cheaper than in 2009.
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