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The prime minister has been asked repeatedly this week about whether he will cut taxes on domestic energy.

It comes amid predictions that a typical household fuel bill will rise by hundreds of pounds in April on top of the £139 it increased in October.

How much would cutting VAT save people?

VAT on domestic fuel bills in the UK is currently charged at 5%.

The saving for consumers would depend on things like how much energy they use, what tariff they are on and which provider they buy from.

The regulator Ofgem gives an average annual bill for a typical dual fuel customer, paying by direct debit on a standard variable tariff, of £1,277.