Highlights

  • Don't Pay is a movement against rising prices in the global economy
  • The anonymous group organising the campaign, says it hopes enough people will follow suit to put energy companies in “serious trouble”.

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As the cost of living crisis is set to escalate even further, thousands of Britishers are pledging not to pay their bills starting October 1

"75,000 people have pledged to strike on October 1st! If the government & energy companies refuse to act then ordinary people will! Together we can enforce a fair price and affordable energy for all," tweeted "Don't Pay UK".

Who is organising this protest?
Don’t Pay UK is an anonymous group organising the campaign and it hopes enough people will follow suit to put energy companies in “serious trouble”.

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Why the pledge not to pay in fall?
From 1 October, the energy price cap – the maximum amount suppliers can charge in England, Scotland and Wales – will go up, leading to further bill rises for millions of customers. As per the Bank of England from Oct. 1, the average household will pay almost £300 a month for power.

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The cost of living crisis
UK is facing the fastest pace of price rise in over 30 years as inflation is expected to hit 13%. Responding the price rise Bank of England (BoE) Governor Andrew Bailey hiked interest rates for the most in 27 years and warned that risks of a recession are mounting.

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