Latest green levy ‘is a stealth poll tax on families and will account for an 8% rise on household bills’

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A green tax that comes into effect today will drive tens of thousands of families into fuel poverty, experts warn.

The ‘carbon price floor’ is designed to ensure suppliers use less gas, coal and oil – but has been described as a ‘stealth poll tax’ on individuals and businesses.

Analysts say the levy on the production of electricity from fossil fuels will account for an 8 per cent rise on household bills in just two years.

via Latest green levy ‘is a stealth poll tax on families and will account for an 8% rise on household bills’ | Mail Online.

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