Sunday 23 July 2017

Charlie Weston: Households left reeling as raft of levies hits their pockets

The energy regulator is proposing raising the levy on electricity bills by 40pc for households. Stock image
The energy regulator is proposing raising the levy on electricity bills by 40pc for households. Stock image
Charlie Weston

Charlie Weston

Householders are being hit with levies left, right and centre. Now they have to brace themselves for hikes in these charges.

Levies partly explain why the cost of living is so high.

And households getting hammered on stealth levies are one of the main reasons consumers are not feeling any benefit from the improving economic indicators.

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