Household energy debt soars as bills rise. An “unprecedented” number of price rises from energy suppliers this year has caused UK household energy debt to surge by 24 per cent over the past year, research has found. At this time of year, most households have usually built up credit with their energy supplier.
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THERE has been a dramatic rise in the number of people being plunged into energy poverty, sparking fears of a looming winter health crisis among the elderly and most vulnerable. The relentless increase in the cost of heating homes as the mercury dips has seen energy debts surge by nearly one-quarter on last year, according to a new report seen by The Herald.
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