The Consumer Council today welcomed the Utility Regulator’s decision to review Phoenix’s gas prices and urged him to swiftly establish if and when it is possible to lower gas bills in view of the recent fall in wholesale energy costs. They also acknowledged the Utility Regulator’s commitment to examine whether an electricity price review is justified at this time. However they warned that while these reviews are taking place vulnerable households struggling to pay this year’s higher energy prices are in danger of falling into fuel poverty.
- Consumer Skills
Commenting on today’s news that ASDA has again cut the price of petrol and diesel at their stations across Northern Ireland, Eleanor Gill, Chief Executive of the Consumer Council said: