With news that energy companies have claimed they should not face a windfall tax because their £3.74 billion in profits are not " particularly big" leaves me mightily pissed off to say the least. I at least have the comfort of libraries,( for now!) but with soaring energy prices expected to kill at least 200 pensioners per day over Winter, this greed simply has to stop.
The tories are sleeping comfortably as we freeze, we need to stop their coziness with corporate juggernauts and tax these companies now. Enough is enough.
The recent hikes in customer bills really has to stop, hopefully todays Energy and Climate Change Committee will achieve something, but I am deeply sceptical.
Anyway here is a link to the big sixes recent profits, executive pay and bonuses.
Our current high energy prices are one of the most scandulous things goin on in this country at the moment, and has to be stopped, as people are left shivering, stuck between eating and keeping warm. It is also unbelievable that our utilities are no longer publicly owned.
We are being ripped off, it's as simple as that the energy companies and this government deserverdly need to be demonised. We must keep up the pressure.
I urge people to sign the following petition.
Stop the gas and electricity rip-off