I am gouged, you are gouged, we are gouged...

… looks like they are gouged too; read to the end:
ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2010/03 … r-desurge/

Thats pretty shocking.

Just proves that deflation is a myth.

Pretty cold winter in all fairness…

Surely the punchline should read “average domestic bill”, paints a different picture, as TUG points out, it was a cold winter.

The cold winter did not really hit until very end December 2009 into January 2010 and the statistics are from the year 2009 published on Dec 23, so the cold winter does not explain it.

decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn150/pn150.aspx

It’s more to do with recent increases in oil prices and fuel taxes than anything else, with peak oil on the horizon, the percentage of income spent on fuel will continue to increase.

I have certainly noticed that here in recent months!

It can only get worse.