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May proposing energy price cap ahead of UK polls

Move signals a further pitch by the Conservative Party to woo Labour voters in key swing districts
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 05:50

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Mrs May and Mr Hammond last week signalled the Conservative Party will drop a pledge not to raise taxes.

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is proposing to cap household gas and electricity prices as part of its campaign platform for the June 8 election, adopting an issue promoted by the opposition Labour Party in the last election.

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