GRA­HAM HISCOTT

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - FINANCE -

pre­vented from forc­ing pre­pay­ment me­ters on vul­ner­a­ble peo­ple for whom it would cause dis­tress, in­clud­ing those with men­tal health is­sues.

Rachel Fletcher, Ofgem’s se­nior part­ner for con­sumers and com­pe­ti­tion, said: “At the mo­ment, vul­ner­a­ble cus­tomers face a dou­ble blow when they’re hit with high war­rant charges on top of ex­ist­ing debt – risk­ing mak­ing their sit­u­a­tions worse.”

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