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British Gas tariff set to rise by 18%

8 July 2011 Last updated at 11:28 BST

British Gas, owned by Centrica, is putting up its domestic gas and electricity prices from 18 August.

Gas bills will rise by an average of 18% and electricity bills by an average of 16%.

The change will affect nine million households with the average dual fuel customer paying an extra £190 a year.

The BBC has spoken to Anne Robinson from price comparison website about the changes.