The General Consumer Council today criticised the latest round of coal price rises, due to take effect next Monday 30th October.
Many customers of Phoenix Natural Gas could end up losers following the price increases, warned the General Consumer Council, the independent energy watchdog.
The General Consumer Council today hit out at price increases announced by Phoenix Natural Gas, claiming that they may be unfair to certain consumers. The figures listed by Phoenix in their Home Energy Comparison table show increases of up to 8.5%.
The General Consumer Council today issued a warning following a meeting with oil industry chiefs over claims that oil was cheaper and safer than other fuels.
Northern Ireland’s consumers are forking out an astonishing £2 million MORE each week for their fuel, light and power compared with the UK average according to the General Consumer Council. This is equal to £3.10 a week for every household.
In launching its Annual Report, the General Consumer Council has called for action to tackle fuel poverty.
Low-income energy consumers should get fair treatment. That was the call made today by Mrs Joan Whiteside, Chairman of the General Consumer Council.
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