The family silver has been sold. Now most of us have to suffer the consequences, apparently. Still, the front bench millionaires are happy, along with their city friends.
Energy is too important to be a wealth provider for shareholders of private companies.
Return energy to public ownership.
Our privatised utilities are a joke. The very nature of this fragmented system has the effect of pushing up costs and the evidence of anti-competitive pricing is obvious.
If shareholders’ profit was reallocated to fund development of sustainable sources of power it would vastly reduce the cost of living for many poor families.
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It's a scam.
Our #EnergyBills will be double what we paid last winter. And Liz Truss just picked our pockets to boost energy companies profits by another £130 billion.
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It's time for a mass uprising.
The big private energy companies fall like dominoes at Power to the People Glasgow's demo outside Ofgem's offices. No more propping up their profits. It's time to #renationalise! ✊ ... See MoreSee Less
It wasn’t completely Thatcher - she famously would not privatise water, railways or the Royal Mail. Major and Blair did a lot of the weird other sell offs and Vince Cable the Lib Dem flogged the post off at half price!! And all blamed Thatcher…….
Its taken forty years for Thatcher's Privatisation policies to fall down. And it could have been a lot sooner, with the right type of Labour Party.