Monday, August 28, 2017

What the bloody hell is all this about ?

These leaflets were put through homes on my street earlier this evening. Apparently, a 'Qurbani' is a 'sacrifice'. 

What would we be doing with a camel or a goat round here ?

Saturday, August 26, 2017

White supremacist forum site Stormfront seized by domain hosts

Barricades and construction vehicles were put into place as 17th St. shuts down ahead of planned protest in Fort Sanders on Saturday.Brianna Paciorka/News Sentinel

Stormfront, an international supremacist web forum, appears to have been seized by its website host, Network Solutions, LLC.
The forum disappeared Friday. WhoIs, a web service that tracks site ownership, reported the Stormfront domain's status as "under hold."
According to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a nonprofit that coordinates name spaces on the Internet, a hold status is an uncommon status that indicates a site is under legal dispute or about to be deleted.
Network Solutions has also prohibited Stormfront from updating, transferring or deleting its web forum on its own. That means Stormfront's web masters cannot re-introduce the site on another domain.
Should Network Solutions go through with deleting the website itself, any re-emerging version would have to start from scratch. 
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has claimed responsibility for the site's removal. Executive Director Kristen Clarke said in an email that the nonprofit group has "taken action against Stormfront."
"Their website is a vehicle used to promote racially-motivated violence and hate," Clarke wrote. The Committee said they sent a letter citing a clause in Network Solutions Acceptable Use Policy, which prohibits using their domains "to display bigotry, discrimination or hatred.”
Stormfront has been online for about 10 years. 
"Following our efforts, Network Solutions has pulled the site," Clarke said. "And while bringing down one site won't terminate their efforts, it will make it a little more difficult for white supremacists to sow hatred."
The site's removal comes less than two weeks after the domain host GoDaddy told the supremacist commentary site The Daily Stormer that it had 24 hours to find a new web host after the site published a post praising the death of Heather Heyer, who was killed at a violent supremacist rally in Charlottseville that the site referred to as "The Battle of Charlottesville." Google pulled its support for the site soon after.
The internet security service CloudFlare also removed its protections from The Daily Stormer. So when the site found a new domain with Dreamhost, the host reportedly fell under a mass Distributed Denial of Service attack, which shut The Daily Stormer down again. 

Free speech debate

GoDaddy, Google and Cloudflare's decisions to drop services to the Neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer sparked a national debate about freedom of speech on the internet.
In an opinion piece to the Wall Street Journal, Matthew Prince, CloudFlare's CEO and co-founder said he was still torn over the decision to remove The Daily Stormer.
"Firing a Nazi customer gets you glowing notes from around the world thanking you for standing up to hate. But a week later, I continue to worry about this power and the potential precedent being set," Prince wrote.
"I’d like to fall back on the First Amendment. I’m the son of a journalist. I grew up with discussions around the dinner table on the importance of freedom of speech," he continued. "But the First Amendment doesn’t compel private companies to let anyone broadcast on their platforms."
The Stormfront forum is also a CloudFlare client. Spokeswoman Daniella Vallurupalli declined comment on the status of its service agreement with the website. "Cloudflare's policy is to not comment on users without their permission," she said.

Summit plans murky

Don Black, a former Grand Wizard in the Klu Klux Klan and member of the American Nazi Party, launched Stormfront about 10 years ago as an online bulletin board system. The website had amassed more than 300,000 members on at least four continents before its disappearance. 
Black began hosting summits for the online community in East Tennessee in 2010. This year, the group was planning its seventh annual "Great Smoky Mountain Summit" at an undisclosed location near Knoxville. Plans for the summit included appearances by Klu Klux Klan attorney Sam Dickson and David Duke, another prominent former KKK leader. 
It is unclear if those plans will go on now that the forum has been removed. 
The USA Today Network—Tennessee has reached out to Black via email and Twitter to find out if plans for the summit continue. Black's email however, is registered on the same domain as Stormfront, so Black may not be able to access the message.

Stormfront Latest to Have Their Domain Stolen

Andrew Anglin
Daily Stormer
August 25, 2017 is the latest pro-white site to have their domain grabbed.

They are put in the same “clientHold” purgatory that is presently being held in by Google.
I believe that they are the second site to have this happen to them. I don’t believe that it ever happened to TheRebel.Media. I believe he made that up. He was on eNom, and he just said “they’re shutting me down” and then moved his domain. He was trying to attach himself onto our public situation and gain media attention for his collapsing company, period. It was a hoax. If I were eNom, I would sue for libel.
Stormfront did not make an offensive fat joke about a dead fat woman killed in a road rage incident. They just got shut down because they are white people and white people are no longer allowed free speech.
We all knew this was coming.
Somewhat hilariously – in a gallows humor sort of way – the domain was registered with Network Solutions, which charges a shitton of money on the promise you’ll be protected.
This is as funny as two free speech registrars – Namecheap and Dreamhost – kiking me out of my domains.
We have entered a new era of censorship, where the same people who forced Christians to bake cakes for anal marriages are saying “OH BUT THESE TRILLION DOLLAR MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES THAT CONTROL THE ENTIRE INTERNET ARE PRIVATELY OWNED SO THEY CAN DO WHATEVER THEY WANT TO YOU AND YOU HAVE NO RECOURSE.”
Basically at this point, I want to see as many sites shut down as possible.
It’s about time for a trollstorm.
We need to get these companies to start following their own rules, and start shutting down all offensive content, as that is what is going to force government regulation the quickest. ICANN must be repossessed by the US Department of Commerce, and the issuance of domains must be done the same way as the issuance of phone numbers, trademarks, driver’s licenses, building permits, etc., etc., etc., etc.
Alternately, ICANN could simply be bypassed and the government could just create its own system for issuing domains.
We need to start creating lists of terrorism and pedophile sites being hosted by these companies and demanding their shutdown. With the pedophile sites, I believe we can work with child protection groups.
We should also try to have normie conservative sites shut down. Excluding the National Review (strangely), none of these people defended me, so I give zero fucks.
Let me spend a few hours gaming this out in my brain.
The goal here is to force as many shutdowns as possible, and it doesn’t really matter who. Pedophiles and terrorists are the easiest targets. Someone find that list of ISIS sites that Anonymous submitted to Cloudflare.
Even if these companies hold out, we need to make noise that they are hosting or protecting terrorists and pedophiles.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Barcelona - be careful what you wish for !!!


More than 160,000 march in Barcelona to demand Spain takes in more refugees

Spain has accepted just 1,100 refugees of the over 17,000 it has pledged to take in

The Independent Online   - Sunday 19 February 2017 01:25 GMT
At least 160,000 protesters have marched in Barcelona to demand that Spain's conservative-led government increase its efforts to take in refugees from war-torn countries like Syria.
Spain has accepted just 1,100 refugees of the over 17,000 it has pledged to take in.
Marchers held a large banner and signs in Catalan with the slogans 'Enough Excuses! Take Them In Now!' and 'No More Deaths, Open The Borders!' as they made their way through the city centre to its Mediterranean coast.
Barcelona police said 160,000 people took part in the march, while organisers said it reached 300,000 participants.
“There is an ample consensus in Catalonia to demand that the (government's) commitments are upheld,” said organiser Ruben Wagensberg.
In September 2015, Spain's government pledged to bring 17,337 refugees in within two years: 15,888 from camps in Italy and Greece and 1,449 from Turkey and Libya.
Demonstrators march as they take part in a protest along the street in downtown Barcelona, Spain (Associated Press)
On Thursday, a group of 66 refugees – 65 Syrians and one Iraqi – who arrived in Madrid raised the total number of refugees that Spain has taken in to just 1,100.
Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau, a former anti-eviction activist who has pushed Spain's government to let her city accept more refugees, joined the march.
“It is very important that in a Europe of uncertainty where xenophobia is on the rise for Barcelona to be a capital of hope,” Ms Colau said.
She also criticized the federal government's stance toward refugees in December at a Vatican conference on Europe's refugee crisis.
In contrast to Spain, fellow European Union member Germany took in 890,000 asylum-seekers in 2015 and another 280,000 in 2016.
Germany decided last year on more than 695,000 asylum applications. Nearly 60% of the applicants were granted either full refugee status or a lesser form of protection.

NWN: Barcelona has seemingly always been a communist city as evidenced in the Spanish Civil war. They really cannot complain now can they ? The chickens have come home to roost.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

30th Anniversary of death of Rudolf Hess - demo & march Berlin 19th August 2017

This video is very long and many might wish to skip the first couple of hours into the tape. Speakers included Peter Rushton.

Friday, August 18, 2017

“They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee – and what a leader! … No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic devotion among troops as did Lee when he reviewed them on his horse Traveller.”
So wrote Samuel Eliot Morison in his magisterial “The Oxford History of the American People” in 1965.
First in his class at West Point, hero of the Mexican War, Lee was the man to whom President Lincoln turned to lead his army. But when Virginia seceded, Lee would not lift up his sword against his own people and chose to defend his home state rather than wage war upon her.
This veneration of Lee, wrote Richard Weaver, “appears in the saying attributed to a Confederate soldier, ‘The rest of us may have … descended from monkeys, but it took a God to make Marse Robert.'”
Growing up after World War II, this was accepted history.
Yet, on the militant left today, the name Lee evokes raw hatred and howls of “racist and traitor.” A clamor has arisen to have all statues of him and all Confederate soldiers and statesmen pulled down from their pedestals and put in museums or tossed onto trash piles.
What has changed since 1965?
It is not history. There have been no great new discoveries about Lee.
What has changed is America herself. She is not the same country. We have passed through a great social, cultural and moral revolution that has left us irretrievably divided on separate shores.
And the politicians are in panic.
Two years ago, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the giant statues of Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson on Richmond’s Monument Avenue “parts of our heritage.” After Charlottesville, New York-born-and-bred McAuliffe, entertaining higher ambitions, went full scalawag, demanding the statues be pulled down as “flashpoints for hatred, division and violence.”
Who hates the statues, Terry? Who’s going to cause the violence? Answer: The Democratic left whom Terry must now appease.
McAuliffe is echoed by Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, the Democratic candidate in November to succeed McAuliffe. GOP nominee Ed Gillespie wants Monument Avenue left alone.

The election is the place to decide this, but the left will not wait.
In Durham, North Carolina, our Taliban smashed the statue of a Confederate soldier. Near the entrance of Duke University Chapel, a statue of Lee has been defaced, the nose broken off.
Wednesday at dawn, Baltimore carried out a cultural cleansing by taking down statues of Lee and Maryland Chief Justice Roger Taney who wrote the Dred Scott decision and opposed Lincoln’s suspension of the right of habeas corpus.
Like ISIS, which smashed the storied ruins of Palmyra, and the al-Qaida rebels who ravaged the fabled Saharan city of Timbuktu, the new barbarism has come to America. This is going to become a blazing issue, not only between but within the parties.
For there are 10 Confederates in Statuary Hall in the Capitol, among them Lee, Georgia’s Alexander Stephens, vice president to Jefferson Davis, and Davis himself. The Black Caucus wants them gone.
Mount Rushmore-sized carvings of Lee, Jackson and Davis are on Stone Mountain, Georgia. Are they to be blasted off?
There are countless universities, colleges and high schools like Washington & Lee named for Confederate statesmen and soldiers. Across the Potomac from D.C. are Jefferson Davis Highway and Leesburg Pike to Leesburg itself, 25 miles north. Are all highways, streets, towns and counties named for Confederates to be renamed? What about Fort Bragg?
On every Civil War battlefield, there are monuments to the Southern fallen. Gettysburg has hundreds of memorials, statues and markers. But if, as the left insists we accept, the Confederates were traitors trying to tear America apart to preserve an evil system, upon what ground do Democrats stand to resist the radical left’s demands?
What do we do with those battlefields where Confederates were victorious: Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville?
“Where does this all end?” President Trump asked.
It doesn’t. Not until America’s histories and biographies are burned and new texts written to Nazify Lee, Jackson, Davis and all the rest, will a newly indoctrinated generation of Americans accede to this demand to tear down and destroy what their fathers cherished.
And once all the Confederates are gone, one must begin with the explorers, and then the slave owners like Presidents Washington, Jefferson and Madison, who seceded from slave-free Britain. White supremacists all.
Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay of Kentucky and John Calhoun must swiftly follow.
Then there are all those segregationists. From 1865 to 1965, virtually all of the great Southern senators were white supremacists.
In the first half of the 20th century, Woodrow Wilson and FDR carried all 11 states of a rigidly segregationist South all six times they ran, and FDR rewarded Dixie by putting a Klansman on the Supreme Court.
While easy for Republicans to wash their hands of such odious elements as Nazis in Charlottesville, will they take up the defense of the monuments and statues that have defined our history, or capitulate to the icon-smashers?
In this Second American Civil War, whose side are you on?


Sunday, August 13, 2017

40 years ago - 13th August 1977 - Lewisham National Front march..............the day the 'balloon went up'.

Lewisham 1977 will go down in history just like Cable street 1936. St. Georges day 1977 NF march at Wood Green North London was rough enough, but this day was something else.In all these examples communist mobs were mobilised to commit violence and were financed by shady criminal groups who operate within the UK and  with seeming impunity. After Lewisham, the Metropolitan Police had a whole van load of evidence for prosecution against the organisers of violence that ensued on that August day in 1977. The then Labour party Attorney General and zionist jew Sam Silkin, rejected the Police's endeavours to prosecute the criminals who organised and paid for the gangs and who caused all the violence.  The 'on the street' organisation was carried out by leading members of the Socialist Workers party (SWP) almost all of them were jewish.

Behind the scenes and who had mobilised and financed the left wing mob were the British Board of Jewish Deputies. Proof of this included the sight of Martin Savitt leading the ALCARAF march which led thousands of left wingers to the meeting point of the National Front march - in order "to greet the NF marchers" they said. We all know what happened there.The red gangsters actuall started attacking the Police over TWO hours before the first NF member had arrived for their march.The Board of Deputies does its work through a number of committees including the Jewish Defence and Group Relations Committee. The chairman of this is Martin Savitt who is again a member of the Race Relations Working Party and another vice president of Ajex. The executive director of the so-called "Defence" Committee is Dr. Jacob Gewirtz. 

Martin Savitt is seen second from the right in the below video after the red Bishop Mervyn Stockwood, and a woman. Savitt is tiny and wearing a beige raincoat and a tie with sunglasses. He is 2 seconds into the video.

 It is due to the zionist jewish centrality of organisation of this violent mob, that Londons Metropolitan Police intended to prosecute. The then Labour Attorney General Sam Silkin rejected their intentions out of hand.

Due to the passage of time, the numbers of nationalists who attended the Lewisham NF march are declining. Here in the North West, this current writer was among a group who went down to London that day for the march. We were 'ambushed' by armed communists which included Searchlights Steve Tilzey on Aytoun street in Manchester. Or rather the coach was ambushed and smashed up, when only a few where there which is their 'modus operandi' and they then spin it as a great victory. Mike Luft was another who attacked the NF coach and he is another jewish zionist communist who works for Searchlight.

Tilzey writes a load of bullshit nonsense in his book 'No Retreat' . For example, Tilzey wrote how he was in the forefront of the attacks on the 'nazis' during the Lewisham march and came face to face with the Manchester National Fronts banner and members .He argued with a couple of them he writes - lying. This writer arrived for that coach at Aytoun street just after the windows were smashed and smoke bombs had been thrown. We had to hire a furniture removals van from Salford Van Hire to take us all down to London. We never actually got onto the march, though we were in Lewisham.

Both the Manchester NF banner and the NF Drum Corps and members were with us - and not on the march. We did have one very sticky moment when the mob spotted our Manchester van, and we did a very hasty 3 point turn on Lewisham High street with the mob pursuing. Well done Neil.

A rather ridiculous but now funny idea, by the then Manchester NF Organiser Martin Goucher was, when we were near the NF march. That we were to "sneak onto the march" with our banners, and the drums. Thankfully saner heads ruled the day. To have been trying to sneak onto that march that day especially carrying a huge bass drum would have been suicide !

Dave Jones from Manchester was one of the saner heads that day. We had a few women with us that day too. Others included MB from Bolton.

A defining moment in history. Looking at Lewisham today, we wonder just how many of those communists that day who violently opposed us, now think they were right ?

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Remember, the men and men  just like them. Who committed crimes like the below example on Cpl James Elliott UDR. Who are not only walking free, but are in positions of government in the Northern Ireland assembly. Even more than that, they are now harassing old soldiers and police and dragging them through the courts.

Warning : The below account makes very grim reading .

Thank you Tony Blair and Mo Mowlem amongst others, for bringing this situation about .

Monday, August 07, 2017

Report: Ernst Zündel died on Saturday, August 5

Published by carolyn on Sun, 2017-08-06 11:07
I was just alerted by Don G. at Stormfront that Forum member "IchBinSchwabisch" posted today at 9:40 a.m. --
It is with GREAT, GREAT sorrow., that I bring the VERY tragic news., of the TRULY heroic German "Hollow-Caust" investigator, Ernst Zundel (with 2 major court-trials in Canada, back in 1985 & 88)., as I just got off the phone with his sister in Germany, that he is in fact., and had VERY unfortunately., just past-away yesterday, Saturday, August 5th...

May God bless his soul for his life-long struggles in the defense of his people / folk, AND my God protect his loving wife, Ingrid.....

Unfortunately., as of this moment / day., I have NO details as to the cause of his passing., but will do my best to find-out (without over-stepping my bounds with his family) as to what transpired to bring about such a GREAT loss to the / our cause. 

UPDATE: Günter Deckert confirms:
Ernst Zündel (April 29th, 1939, Bad Wildbad/Black Forest) passed away yesterday: cardiac arrest... – Thus runs the message below.
From Peter Weik: (translated from German:
Hello All:

I have just learned that Ernst Zündel died last night and think you should know that too.

According to his sister, who will stay in his house until the burial, his heart simply stopped, and attempts to reanimate it were unsuccessful.

Best regards

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Social worker 'failed to safeguard' victims of Rochdale grooming gang, tribunal told

Deborah MacQueen allegedly failed to adequately protect up to 11 vulnerable girls who were groomed by the nine men

Deborah MacQueen is accused of failing to adequately safeguard children who were victims of the Rochdale grooming gang

A social worker failed to safeguard vulnerable young victims of the Rochdale grooming gang and closed their cases prematurely, a tribunal heard.
Deborah MacQueen allegedly failed to adequately safeguard up to 11 vulnerable girls who were groomed by the nine men while she worked for Rochdale Council.
She faces a raft of allegations surrounding the children, from January 2005 to September 2011, which claim she failed to adequately protect youngsters who were in ‘grave danger’.
The gang were convicted and jailed for a total of 70 years in May 2012 for grooming girls as young as 13.
Police believe there could have been as many as 47 victims.
The men gave their victims drink and drugs before ‘passing them around' for sex. Abuse took place at two takeaway restaurants.
Ringleader Shabir Ahmed, now 64, was jailed for 22 years for repeatedly raping a girl. One victim said the father-of-four asked the girls involved to call him ‘daddy’.

Shabir Ahmed - jailed for 22 years for repeteadly raping a girl over many years
Shabir Ahmed was jailed for 22 years for repeatedly raping a girl over many years
A subsequent investigation was carried out by the council to determine if proper protection procedures had been followed. Ms MacQueen was a manager in the council’s social work team, the panel heard.
She admits she decided ‘child one’ was not at risk of continuing harm without considering her learning disability or her mother’s ability to protect her.
She also admits allowing the case to be closed without ensuring that specialist intervention was arranged for the vulnerable teen.
Ms MacQueen further admits allowing the cases of three other children - known only as child two, five and eight - to be closed despite information that they were at risk of harm or sexual exploitation.
The social worker also acknowledges that she failed to undertake or organise an assessment of the risk posed by another child’s uncle and his son, whom the youngster was living with.
She denied allegations of misconduct or incompetence relating to seven other victims and that her fitness to practice was impaired at the Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service in London.

Deborah MacQueen, leaving the Health and Care Professions Council in London
Giving evidence Sheila Sutherland, who led the investigation on behalf of Rochdale Council, described the ‘indefensible’ decisions made in relation to ‘child one’.
The panel heard the child’s older brother was associated with a man convicted of paedophilia, while the young victim also suffered with a learning disability.
Ms Sutherland said: “With the other factors involved, it is indefensible to close the case, given the deterioration of circumstances in this family.
“It had now been made more difficult, so I do not see how that would lead you to close it.
“I would just say that Ms MacQueen was not the only manager involved, but the managers in this case have made poor decisions generally.
“I don’t think she responded adequately at all, and nor does she seem aware of the grave danger they are being led into.”

A Health Care and Professions Council panel will decide if Ms Sutherland's actions constitute misconduct and incompetence
The panel also heard that ‘child one’, whose mother was an alcoholic, made multiple disclosures to the authorities about her sexual activity with two older Asian males - who she slept with in exchange for booze, it is claimed.
But Ms MacQueen closed the case after noting a ‘dramatic change to the child’s lifestyle’.
Ms Sutherland said: “I can find no basis or justification for Deborah MacQueen’s decision to close this case. I consider her practice to be wholly inadequate and very dangerous.”
A Health Care and Professions Council panel must decide if her actions constitute misconduct and incompetence, and whether her fitness to practice is impaired.
Ms MacQueen denies failing to properly safeguard seven children, and that her errors in relation to four children amount to misconduct. She further denies her fitness to practice is impaired by reason of misconduct. The hearing continues.

NWN:  This covering up was systemic. Probably this poor woman was a small part of the 'turning a blind eye' . Just like the 'turning a blind eye' is still happening for the Grenfell Tower incident . It's the mad marxists who implemented this policy that emanated through all the state services, Police, Council and the Social Services. They are all full of politically correct drones.If your not PC in these services you do not get employed - simple as that.This case seems to be a case of 'throwing this woman in front of the train', to protect others higher up the establishments 'food chain'.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Tony 'bomber' Lecomber re-surfaces

.................and look who is with him ? Lawrence Rustem.

It was Lecomber who inveigled Rustem into the BNP many years ago.  Then when he and Griffin got  John Tyndall expelled, put about the story that it was JT that let Rustem into the BNP.

This writer knew JT very well for many many years. JT used to stay regularly at my home when in the North West.

I asked JT about Rustem. He said that Lecomber allowed Rustem to attend meetings/functions and so on. But JT would not allow him membership. Not long after Lecomber & Griffin hijacked the BNP, they made it 'oh so multi-racial'.That is their epitaph.
This writer knows Lecomber too.
Lecomber should never ever be allowed anywhere near nationalism again. He is a wrecker and a liar. Many are sceptical of how Lecomber  only got a 3 years jail sentence for explosives charges and with previous convictions.

'It's Dick Turpin energy!' British Gas are slammed by customers for 12.5% electricity price hike a day after their website accidentally revealed the increase was coming

  • News affecting 3.1m customers in announcement by parent company Centrica
  • Rise from September 15 is at odds with PM's concerns about high energy bills
  • Title of statement on price hikes was posted to British Gas website yesterday
  • But body of the text read only 'blah blah', suggesting the upload was an error

British Gas today announced an eye-watering 12.5 per cent hike in electricity prices from next month in a direct snub to the Government.
The Centrica-owned firm was accused of 'sheer greed' and 'Dick Turpin energy' after the 18th century highway robber, following the news affecting 3.1million customers. 
The huge increase in prices from September 15 - ahead of the winter - is at odds with concerns about high energy bills raised by Prime Minister Theresa May.
British Gas today announced a 12.5 per cent hike in electricity prices from next month 
British Gas today announced a 12.5 per cent hike in electricity prices from next month 
Before the general election, Mrs May announced plans for a cap that could save millions of people on standard variable tariffs (SVT) around £100 a year.
However, the move by British Gas suggests millions of families and pensioners will see an increase in bills, rather than a fall.
The firm said the price rise is its first since November 2013 and the group pledged to help protect more than 200,000 vulnerable customers from the increase.

Expectations of a price rise were fuelled by a website blunder by British Gas staff yesterday.
An incomplete statement briefly appeared on the website at noon promising to explain why it has had to raise electricity prices.
It was titled 'Why we've had to raise electricity prices - our first increase since November 2013.' However, the body of the text read only 'blah blah', suggesting the upload was an error.
An incomplete statement briefly appeared on the website at noon yesterday promising to explain why it has had to raise electricity prices. But the body of the text read only 'blah blah'
An incomplete statement briefly appeared on the website at noon yesterday promising to explain why it has had to raise electricity prices. But the body of the text read only 'blah blah'
It was quickly removed from the website and British Gas subsequently refused to comment, beyond saying it does not speculate about future electricity pricing.
Such announcements are highly sensitive because they can affect share prices. Consequently, there are strict rules on how they are made, including timing, which is normally early in the day before stock markets open.
Social media users were outraged by today's rise. Jase Ives said: 'British Gas to be rebranded after putting up prices 12.5 per cent. No need to change personal banking details... Dick Turpin energy will get your cash.'
Theresa May previously announced plans for a cap that could save millions of people on standard variable tariffs around £100 a year
Theresa May previously announced plans for a cap that could save millions of people on standard variable tariffs around £100 a year
Another called 'JDunn' tweeted: 'Bye bye British Gas when the time comes. Absolutely unbelievable. Salaries not increasing like this #RansomToLive.'
And Charlotte Smith said: 'The 12.5 per cent price hike is sheer greed on the part of British Gas. Absolutely no excuse whatsoever. No doubt the others will follow.'
Details of the increase comes as British Gas owner Centrica posted half-year results revealing that earnings from its consumer business plunged by more than a quarter after it lost 377,000 UK customer accounts in the first half.
Underlying operating profits from its UK home energy supply arm tumbled 26% to £381 million as the group said it was also hit by warmer than normal temperatures and the pre-payment tariff cap.
Centrica's overall underlying operating profits were 4% lower at £816 million for the six months to June 30.
The group said it held off from the price rise a for 'up to six months longer than some of our competitors'.
The price hike will mean an average dual fuel bill for a typical annual household tariff will rise by £76 to £1,120 - a 7.3 per cent increase, according to British Gas.
The group said it will give more than 200,000 customers receiving a warm home discount a £76 credit to offset the tariff increase. 
Social media users reacted with fury to the news of the British Gas price hike this morning
Social media users reacted with fury to the news of the British Gas price hike this morning
British Gas is the last of the Big Six providers to increase prices after it promised in December last year to freeze tariffs until August.
The group insisted its overall electricity costs had increased by 16 per cent since 2014.
But the move flies in the face of the Government, which made a pre-election pledge to introduce a price cap, although that has since been watered down to cover vulnerable households only.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell labelled the price hike 'extortionate' as Labour said it showed the Government had failed to rein in soaring energy bills.
And Alan Whitehead, shadow energy and climate change minister, said: 'Today's announcement shows that the Conservative Government has still not got a grip on the broken energy market, with companies raising prices yet again.'
'At the very least the Conservatives should institute the energy price cap which Theresa May promised during the campaign,' he added. 
But Iain Conn, the chief executive of Centrica, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that while the commodity price of electricity had come down, it was facing 'significant cost pressure' on transmission and distribution, as well as costs associated with Government policy.
He added: 'The net effect of both of these is an increase of about £62 on the average bill, and that is the main driver of the increase, combined with the fact that our electricity prices at British Gas have been some of the cheapest in the market, and actually we're now selling our electricity at a loss, which is clearly not sustainable.'
Mr Conn went on to say the energy market 'does need to be and could be reformed', but warned a price cap would reduce competition.
'We're actually proposing that the Government are even bolder and instead of capping standard variable tariff, they should reform it so that it's removed altogether so that contracts that don't have any end are actually phased out and that the level playing field is created so that all suppliers pay the Government's costs,' Mr Conn said.
NWN: These utility companies must be re-nationalised ASAP. It was Thatcher following orders from the banksters and 'monetarists' who were inevitably jewish like Milton Friedman. That has 'fleeced' our country. Just as the zionist jews fleeced other countries for example  Russia, using the same scam. And the best advice from the Government will be yet again - shop around !  The energy companies have operated as a cartel since day one of privatisation. It is going to result in even more elderly and sick people dying of hyperthermia this coming winter.