December 10 2013 Latest news:
Thursday, October 17, 2013
British Gas delivered a blow to 7.8 million households as it confirmed a 10.4pc rise in electricity prices and 8.4pc hike for gas tariffs from next month.
The Centrica-owned energy giant said average customer dual-fuel bills will rise by £123 to £1,444 a year according to Ofgem usage figures after the price increases, which take effect on November 23.
The group is the second of the "big six" providers to increase tariffs after SSE recently announced an 8.2pc rise from November 15.