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‘Unbearable’ UK Energy Bills Divide Politicians Seeking Solution

  • No consensus on how to tackle bills set to triple this winter
  • Tory rivals Truss, Sunak under pressure to help households
An electricity transmission tower near residential houses with lights on in Upminster, UK, on July 4.

An electricity transmission tower near residential houses with lights on in Upminster, UK, on July 4.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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As soaring energy bills loom ever larger over the UK’s political landscape, one thing is clear: there’s no consensus among the Conservative Party’s warring leadership candidates on how best to solve it.