Pre-pay meters ‘cost £226 more a year’

Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff. That’s according to charity Citizens Advice. They added the gap between the cheapest and most expensive tariffs widened by up to a third in six months. Co-Operative Energy, which […]

Labour says ‘self-disconnections leave thousands in the cold'

Labour yesterday attacked the Big Six for disconnecting tens of thousands of customers “by the back door”. Representatives of the suppliers however claimed they did not disconnect customers over the winter months while appearing before the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee back in November. But Labour said the release of written responses of the […]