UK The Big Power Switch Off in the UK on April 10th as homes set to be plunged into darkness News Update
UK-wide online protest campaign calls on families across the country to turn off all equipmentIt will be dark tonight in protest of rising gas and electricity prices.The Big Power Off will take place tonight, April 10th, at 10pm, and its organizers hope the energy companies will sit down and focus on it.
The day Martin Lewis spoke of the ‘civil unrest’ that could ensue if the cost-of-living crisis escalates, the protest seems to be moving forward and seems to be accelerating.Gas and electricity prices recently rose 54% with the change in the price cap on April 1st.
In conjunction with the increase in petrol and diesel prices, the increase in food prices and the increase in council taxes, water and mobile phone bills through the boardAnd in fact, it’s fair to say that a 10% increase in national insurance from the multi-millionaire U.S. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is putting pressure on people across the UK.
Individuals wishing to attend the Big Power Off are invited to deactivate all accessories, lamps, appliances and other electrical items – as long as it is safe to do so and no one will be harmed. Organizers hope to organize darkness for at least ten minutes as people across the country turn off the lights in the dark.
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