While Rishi Sunak is building a private swimming pool at his home, and Boris Johnson is on holiday – people in Salford are having to choose between bathing their children or cooking a meal. As the Ofgem price cap will increase by an average 80% this October, millions of households will be left with totally unmanageable bills – but it is the poorest and most vulnerable, who are already living in unsafe and exposed council and housing association buildings that will be hit the hardest.
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