British Gas suspends force-fitting prepayment meters
Summary by Ground NewsBritish Gas has suspended the force-fitting of prepayment meters, after a report said it imposed them on vulnerable customers. The Times reported a company employed by British Gas had broken into homes to fit the meters, despite signs children and disabled people were living there.
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom
British Gas halts forced prepayment meter installation after report
British Gas said it will temporarily stop using court orders that permit the forced installation of prepayment meters in people's homes after a report in The Times newspaper said the practise was being used against vulnerable people.
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