“Some use the word ‘riot’, others talk about it, it just can’t last, we have to help.
“There was loud anger and it will get worse when we get the official announcement in August and even worse on October 1. »
Mr Lewis worked with the chief executive of energy company Ovo to set up a meeting with the bosses of five energy companies, including British Gas, E.ON, EDF, Ovo and Octopus.
Energy bosses have decided to work to improve the situation by reducing subscription fees and providing more help to households struggling with energy debt.
He said it was “quicker” to organize without involving the government or working with industry regulator Ofgem at the moment.