Put climate change tax on ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers and cut VAT, says Cambridge University economist Dr Chris Hope

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Put climate change tax on ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers and cut VAT, says Cambridge University economist Dr Chris Hope

As the year draws to a close and a wintry chill sets in, it is inevitable that people’s minds will once again turn to the problem of expensive energy bills.

Recently in the firing line were senior executives from the ‘Big Six’ energy providers – E.ON, British Gas, npower, EDF, Scottish Power and SSE – who were questioned by MPs at an Energy and Climate Change Committee hearing about controversial price rises.

Read more: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Business/Put-climate-change-tax-on-Big-Six-energy-suppliers-and-cut-VAT-says-Cambridge-University-economist-Dr-Chris-Hope-20131104055700.htm#ixzz2jfrqOALn

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