The Express reports:
Mark Todd, founder of energyhelpline, said: “Ofgem has long been seen as ineffective.
“It is seen as a bit of a lap dog when it comes to vigorously defending customers against the energy firms. It has long been considered a paper tiger.”
He said energy bills had more than doubled over the past seven years with many households now struggling to pay…
Last night Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said: “We are doing all we can to help consumers keep their energy bills down and reduce the number of people in fuel poverty. Policies to support renewable energy and reduce energy waste are insulating consumers from the rising cost of fossil fuels.
“Our analysis shows that by 2020 bills will be on average £166 lower than if we did nothing.”