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Martin Lewis begs Sunak and Truss to ‘sit down and make a decision on soaring energy bills’

Martin Lewis has urged Tory leadership hopefuls to take action on eye-watering energy prices and “forestall the mental damage” debts will cause.

Martin Lewis has urged Tory leadership hopefuls to take action on eye-watering energy prices and “forestall the mental damage” debts will cause.

The consumer champion who founded MoneySavingExpert.com said the situation with energy bills is reaching a “desperate” stage, and will impact on millions of households.

This comes as energy bills are projected to reach almost £4,000 despite British Gas owner Centrica taking in strong profits of £1.34bn, up from £262m, a year earlier. Shell also reported record profits of $11.5bn for the second quarter.

Lewis (pictured recently with his wife) told BBC Radio4’s Today Programme: “It’s going to throw many households into a terribly difficult financial situation.”

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Martin Lewis begs Sunak and Truss to ‘sit down and make a decision on soaring energy bills’