The company said it will be increasing its gas tariff by 6.5 per cent and its electricity price by 7.5 per cent from next month.
Householders who feel they are being unfairly targeted could, as a result, make a switch of energy supplier in order to enjoy the most affordable bills.
Ms Evans notes firms always seem to blame the rise of wholesale costs when revealing new price hikes.
However, British Gas has recently announced huge profits despite increasing its tariffs – something that attracted the criticism of Mike O'Connor CBE, chief executive at Consumer Focus, who said customers have a right to be confused.
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