ENERGY PRICE WARNING: Fury as firms hit customers with sneaky £400 HIKES

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And they should be on their convoy understanding jargon as their cheaper hedged deals come to an end.

Some buyers could even be forced to pay upwards of £300 to £400 a year diverse for their bills, it has been warned.

Gas and electricity consumers who are customers of nPower, Scottish Power and Coop Online are being goaded to check their bills.

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At your bills and your statements as companies are on the make

“The most unlucky chaps are getting whacked for 60 per cent

Mark Todd, who runs Energyhelpline.com

Heed Todd, who runs Energyhelpline.com, says customers should check all of the attend ti they have done with suppliers.

He said: “Low-usage, electricity-only nPower purchasers are being hit by 22 per cent price rises, not the 15 per cent as a rule electricity price rise or the 9.8 per cent dual fuel price be produced being publicised.

“Customers coming off cheap fixed-price tariffs can be in for a gigantic double whammy. 

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Electricity and Gas prices are set to rise as companies hike accounts

“A price rise coming off their cheap tariff then another as they sod on a higher standard tariff. 

“The most unlucky customers are getting whacked for 60 per cent. 

“With strength it really pays to shop around once a year for a good parcel out. 

“It’s the easiest big bill to switch and typical savings are in the region of £200 to £300 a year. Not a bad benefit for around 10 minutes’ work.”

Prime Minister Theresa May has vouched to help families who are being held to ransom over their tabulations.

And she is said to have a plan to introduce measures that would constraint the big six to stop with their expensive tariffs. Mrs May told the Conservative defender spring conference in Cardiff on March 17 that she was going to fastener down – in what many see as an early election pledge.

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Theresa May claims she is current to clamp down on companies

And she warned she is to go after firms like British Gas, e.on, EDF, npower, ScottishPower, and SSE after rates rose by as much as 158 per cent in 15 years.

She said: “Liveliness is not a luxury. 

“It is a necessity of life. But it is clear to me – and to anyone who looks at it – that the demand is not working as it should.”

“The vast majority of consumers, especially those with the lowest profits, are on the most expensive tariffs. 

“Relying on switching alone to keep costs down is clearly not working.” 

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