Energy Price Cap: Prepayment Meter Customers

Part of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy – in the House of Commons on 22nd February 2022.

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Photo of Yvonne Fovargue Yvonne Fovargue Labour, Makerfield

People on prepayment meters will see their bills rise by £708, which is £46 more than for those who pay by direct debit. How will the Secretary of State ensure that people do not self-disconnect, leaving them without heat and means to cook? How will that be monitored? What thought has been given to private renters so that they do not lose out on the rebate due to the frequent tenancy changes in that sector?