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'Repeatedly misleading': Fact-checkers call out Liz Truss's claim no one will pay more than £2,500 on energy

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Liz Truss said on BBC Radio Kent that the maximum people will pay for energy will be �2,500. This figure is based on the amount a typical household will pay, based on average energy usage, but it is not a cap on the total cost of bills. Full Fact wrote to the Prime Minister, asking her to acknowledge the error.
2 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Liz Truss wrongly claims 'no-one' will pay more than £2,500 in energy bills

Liz Truss has wrongly claimed that “nobody” will pay more than £2,500 in energy bills from 1 October. During a morning broadcast round today, 29 September, the prime minister told BBC Radio Kent and BBC Radio Leeds that the maximum amount households will pay is £2,500 under the Energy Price Guarantee. Ms Truss also made these claims during a CNN interview. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said that £2,500 is an “expect

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Liz Truss falsely claims no one's energy bills will be higher than £2,500

The Prime Minister was blasted by Full Fact after saying 'nobody' will be paying electricity and gas bills of more than £2,500 a year - when in fact, that's just the average

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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'Repeatedly misleading': Fact-checkers call out Liz Truss's claim no one will pay more than £2,500 on energy

The UK's leading, independent fact-checking charity said: "We wrote to the prime minister about getting this wrong only yesterday." It is "vital" people are given correct information, it said.

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'Repeatedly misleading': Fact-checkers call out Liz Truss's claim no one will pay more than £2,500 on energy

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Liz Truss says nobody will pay more than £2,500 for their energy bills. Here's why that's wrong

The Prime Minister's repeated claim that all households' annual utility bills will be capped at £2,500 is not correct

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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