Supplier slashes charges for non-direct debit customers

Energy supplier First Utility has slashed its charges for customers who don’t pay by direct debit from £8 a month to £2. The cut applies to all the small supplier’s customers immediately, meaning charges tot up to just £24 a year. It is piggybacking on the recent outcry from MPs over the “huge discrepancy” in charges. On […]

MPs rail against charges for energy customers NOT on direct debit

Customers face a “huge disparity” in costs when deciding whether to pay for energy with direct debits or by cash and cheques, MPs claimed yesterday. The issue reared its head in the House of Commons when backbench MPs put forward a motion to force government to act on the problem. Mike Weir, the Scottish National […]