Much of the increase is due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has seen energy prices rise as countries turn away from buying Russian fuel which is funding Vladimir Putin’s war machine. The conflict has been ongoing for six months already, and although Ukraine is gaining momentum the fighting looks set to continue for some time.
Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has responded to the latest price increase by suggesting that everyone should look at their energy consumption and look at ways of lowering this before winter.
So, what do you think the Tories should do to tackle astronomical energy prices?
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