Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said:
“Despite reporting losses on its domestic supply business, SSE as a group is in profit and awarded above inflation dividend payments to shareholders. This will be of little comfort to their customers who were hit by an average price rise of 8.2% only last month.
“It’s time for the Government to turn up the heat on the energy companies and deliver the radical changes that people need. George Osborne should use his Autumn Statement to cut the Big Six down to size and to cut the cost of Government energy policies to consumers.”