Hard-pressed families in the north and north-east could have their energy bills cut by £17 a year under a new initiative by the UK Government.
Fair Deal on Energy Prices
The UK Government was under fresh pressure last night to end its “energy tax” on communities in the north and north-east.
A north SNP MP has claimed that Danny Alexander should have secured major reform of the electricity market while he was in office.
Danny Alexander has accused the UK Government of "burying" plans to slash electricity bills for thousands of families in the north and north-east.
A wide-ranging review of the high cost of electricity in the north and north-east will be carried out by the UK Government following a Press and Journal campaign.
The UK Government was under renewed pressure last night to overhaul the electricity market to slash bills for families in the north and north-east.
Scottish families are in line for £64 cut in their power bills after regulators backed the Press and Journal's energy price campaign.
The boss of power giant SSE has challenged the UK’s new energy secretary to back the Press and Journal’s campaign for a fair deal on power bills for north and north-east families.
An islands MP has pledged to probe the country’s electricity market after being chosen to take charge of one of the most influential committees at Westminster.
Charles Kennedy has given his backing to a national energy price to cut bills for hard-pressed consumers in the Highlands.
The UK Government has pledged to "work closely" with regulators who are investigating an overhaul of the energy market so consumers in northern Scotland pay less for power.
A local authority leader has called for swift action from the UK Government to deliver its promise to cut power bills across the north and north-east.
The UK Government will pledge today to move "urgently" to slash electricity bills for hard-pressed families in the north and north-east.
The European Commission has been urged to launch an investigation into the UK’s electricity market amid claims of "discrimination" against the north and north-east.
New figures have exposed the "scandal" that means families in the north and north-east pay more for electricity than anywhere else in Britain.
A UK Government minister has revealed he is backing the Press and Journal’s campaign to cut energy bills in the north and north-east.
A powerful group of MPs has told UK ministers and regulators to draw up plans for a radical overhaul of the energy market to cut power bills for Scottish families.
Campaigners from the Highlands held showdown talks with power giant SSE over the cost of energy in the region yesterday.
The so-called “big six” energy suppliers are overcharging millions of loyal customers by up to £234 a year, according to the early findings of a competition inquiry.
A powerful regulator has signalled it may back an overhaul of the energy market to slash bills for families in the north and north-east.