Comment: More contentious gas on electoral front
It's all rather "more populist than thou". Coalition government Energy Secretary Ed Davey has written to regulator Ofgem and the Competition & Markets Authority attacking the dominance of British Gas and Scottish Gas.
Davey has crossed the Rubicon by raising the possibility of energy giants being broken up if they have “monopoly power to the detriment of the consumer”.
Centrica, the energy group that owns both subsidiaries, isn’t pleased. But it is predictable that the company would get caught in the political crossfire in the long-running battle for voters’ minds and... read more
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