I’m increasingly seeing comments along the lines of “We shouldn’t be seeing or y … in this day and age.” Or “It is disgusting that in one of the richest G7 countries that we should be seeing x.” These statements at the moment relate specifically to the pressures that people are starting to face in… Continue reading “In this day and age?”
Tag: energy crisis
I hope an energy price freeze will work but I’m not sure that it will
Liz Truss, the new UK Prime Minister is about to announce her proposed plan to protect people against escalating energy prices this winter. This is potentially good news. I’m pleased that something is going to happen. The changes already planned to the price cap were going to cause significant harm to families this winter. The… Continue reading I hope an energy price freeze will work but I’m not sure that it will
The Cost of Living Crisis and the Jubilee answer
Today, the energy watchdog for the UK confirmed that the price-cap on fuel bills will rise by 80% in October with average household bills set to go up from £1,971 to £3549. Since the beginning of the year, I’ve been writing frequently about the Cost of Living Crisis. This is a crisis that is already… Continue reading The Cost of Living Crisis and the Jubilee answer
Having to walk to church would not be persecution!
I can’t believe that I’ve found myself writing that headline – but you’d be surprised at the number of times that the obvious needs spelling out. For context, the IEA have been setting out some recommendations about how to tackle the current energy crisis which is expected to get worse as a result of the… Continue reading Having to walk to church would not be persecution!