Thieving Bastards

No other way to describe it really.

The heads of the biggest gas and electricity companies are being ordered by the Government to hand over part of their multi-billion pound profits – or face a new windfall tax.

These soaring profits are due more to a quirk of the accounting system than anything else. Explained here.

There will be a time when raw materials prices start to fall: and then profits will tumble. The government going to give the money back at that point?

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