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Starmer threatens to extend windfall tax to freeze household fuel bills as he announces Labor’s ’emergency’ plan.

The leader of the Labor Party claims that his party’s £29 billion energy plan will immediately save the average household £1,000, bring energy bills under control for the future, and combat inflation.

As he prepares to present Labor’s strategy to alleviate the cost of living crisis, Sir Keir Starmer has guaranteed that winter energy costs will not increase by a penny.

Starmer threatens to extend windfall tax to freeze household fuel bills as he announces Labor's 'emergency' plan.

Before a complete announcement on Monday, the Labor leader asserts that his party’s £29 billion energy plan will immediately save the average household £1,000, bring energy bills under control in the future, and combat inflation.

This will be accomplished, according to the party, by keeping the energy cap from increasing this winter, which will be paid for by an additional tax on oil and gas companies.

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The maximum amount that firms in England, Wales, and Scotland are permitted to charge a typical consumer for energy expenditures should stay at £1,971.

Energy specialists forecast that the average monthly energy cost will reach roughly £3,500 in October and exceed £4,200 in January.

Unless the government intervenes, next year’s energy expenses are projected to exceed two months of typical salaries, according to a report.

The measures included in Labor’s “emergency package” are:

• Freezing the price ceiling, which according to the party will decrease inflation by 4%

• Assistance for clients who are not covered by the price cap

• Equalizing the pricing for customers with prepayment meters and monthly bill payers

• Eliminating an exemption in the government’s energy earnings tax

• A commitment to use the already allocated £14 billion in unrestricted financing to prevent rising costs.

• Over the next decade, 19 million houses throughout the nation will be insulated to cut energy demand and lower utility bills.

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