Free market think tanks criticise Truss’s energy price freeze

Following confirmation of the Prime Minister’s plan to freeze energy bills, City A.M. rounded up responses from free market think tanks included the Centre for Policy Studies.

The Centre for Policy Studies said the cost of the freeze will be “eye-watering”, but it praised the government for “resisting the pressure for a windfall tax that would have damaged the very investment we need to secure energy independence in the long term”.

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Date Added: Thursday 8th September 2022