MOSCOW, 7 Sep — PRIME. The British TV show This Morning canceled the opportunity previously offered to viewers to win payment of electricity bills after a wave of criticism, according to the British newspaper Mirrow.
On Monday, the organizers of a TV program whose viewers can spin the wheel over the phone and win prizes according to the sector that has been drawn offered four months’ electricity bills as a prize.
As noted in the message, now the game will again play mainly cash prizes, the size of which varies from 750 to 3,000 pounds.
Earlier, the British energy regulator Ofgem announced an 80% increase in the maximum allowable annual electricity bill for consumers from October 1 due to rising global energy prices. Thus, the maximum amount of the annual bill for the British could increase by 1578 pounds. The previous energy price threshold was £1,971. The next increase in the ceiling on bill payments, which will take effect next January, is expected to be announced on November 24. Energy consultancy Auxilione previously forecast that the UK’s annual energy bill cap would be £5,066 from January and a record £6,552 from April.