Fuel Poverty News: Ofgem announces increase in the safeguard tariff for customers that are on prepayment meters or who receive the Warm Home Discount.

Ofgem have stated that costs for these customers will increase by £47 per year on 1st October 2018. They have stated that this is due to an increase in wholesale gas and electricity prices.

For more information on the Warm Home Discount, and how to claim it, visit https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme. Customers claiming this discount for the first time will enable them to qualify for the safeguard tariff.

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