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Zac Goldsmith backs energy switch scheme
MP Zac Goldsmith has supported the Big London Energy Switch, a new collective energy switching scheme co-ordinated by London councils including Richmond.
The scheme could see thousands of households across the capital change their energy supplier simultaneously, in return for a lower fixed term energy tariff.
Households have until late March to express their interest and councils will then negotiate with energy providers for the lowest tariff in return for guaranteed business from thousands of homes.
Households can then decide whether they want to sign up.
The Richmond Park MP said: “Everyone is aware that energy bills are rising, and that they will keep rising for the foreseeable future.
“This is a very simple idea which could benefit thousands of Londoners.
“The more people express interest at this stage, the stronger the councils’ hand will be in negotiations, and the lower the tariff offered.
“There is no obligation and nothing to lose, so I encourage everyone to take part.”
To find out more and register an interest, visit biglondonenergyswitch.org.uk.