Items in the topic ‘Lindsey Kearton’
Published: 21 July 2011
‘Knowing another price rise was round the corner will not soften its impact for customers. This increase – by the largest electricity supplier in South Wales – heaps more pressure onto already cash-strapped consumers and will tip many thousands more people into fuel poverty.’
Published: 8 July 2011
Responding to British Gas’ price rise of 18 per cent for gas and 16 per cent for electricity announced today, Lindsey Kearton, energy expert at Consumer Focus Wales said: ‘This price rise will send a shock wave across the country.’
Published: 16 June 2011
Consumer Focus Wales welcomes Money Advice Service launch in Wales: Lindsey Kearton, finance specialist at Consumer Focus Wales, said: ‘Consumer Focus Wales welcomes the launch of the Money Advice Service in Wales as our research shows many consumers find it increasingly difficult to navigate their way around the financial maze. ‘Our findings show a [...]
Published: 8 June 2011
Energy consumers not connected to the gas network in Wales struggled with steep price rises and delivery problems last winter evidence shows.
Consumer Focus Wales asked people to supply evidence of their experiences to help inform the off-grid energy market study announced by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in March. Around 206,000 homes (16 per cent) in Wales are off the gas network so rely on fuels like heating oil, liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and solid such as coal or wood to heat their homes
Published: 9 May 2011
Consumer Focus Wales is asking consumers across Wales who are not connected to the gas grid to come forward with evidence of any problems they have experienced with their energy supply.
Around 206,000 homes (16 per cent) in Wales are off the gas network so rely on fuels like heating oil and liquid petroleum gas (LPG), coal or wood to heat their homes.
Published: 26 January 2011
Responding to the announcement that the OfT is to launch a market study into the supply of energy to homes that are off-grid, Lindsey Kearton, energy policy expert at Consumer Focus Wales, said: ‘This investigation into the market for supplying energy to households not on the gas network is welcome but long overdue. Every [...]