Britain’s poorest areas are being hit with the biggest energy bills

Household energy bills start to increase
Household energy bills start to increase
02/04/2017
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Energy Prices is a top worry for consumers
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Most energy suppliers charge different prices around the country, supposedly to reflect the varying cost of distributing electricity.

Now households in some of the least well-off regions are being hit the hardest. For example, the average gas and electricity bill in north Wales is £1,149 a year – £20 more than the national average.

Energy eats up 7.4% of the average person’s annual income. That is the same amount as for those in north-east England, where the average income per head is £15,189, and in south Wales, where it is £15,302.

Yet areas with some of the highest average incomes also have among the lowest average bills. In London, for instance, the average gas and electricity annual bill stands at £1,126

Full Story at http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/britains-poorest-areas-being-hit-10135568

Rhys Boven
Rhys Boven
Rhys Boven is the Managing Director at leading energy brokers Switched On Energy. Most people have no idea if they are paying the correct amount or are on competitive terms, Rhys uses his expertise in the industry to help his customers make more money, save time, have less stress and peace of mind. Connect with Rhys Boven on LinkedIn >>

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