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Cold facts face households

Higher energy prices have led to a rise in the number of people cutting down or rationing their winter energy usage, despite the comparatively mild winter weather.

A report from uSwitch.com found that 85 per cent of consumers are still concerned about their winter energy bill, while 5.3 million more households have gone cold to keep costs down.

Ann Robinson, director of consumer policy at uSwitch.com said: “This is about people going cold. With self-rationing now running at 83 per cent of the population, the only saviour has been the exceptionally mild winter.”

 

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