Energy firms face investigation over prepayment meters by regulator The regulator says it is concerned about the growth in households being switched to prepayment meters.
Families face 'war-like' conditions as 660,000 prepayment meters cut off
Alba Party MP Kenny MacAskill compared the freezing conditions to like those in 'war' - as more than three million people were left without heating or power last year because they ran out of credit on their meter
Energy suppliers to be investigated over Britons forced on to prepayment meters
Ofgem could look to take legal action if companies are not taking proper care of vulnerable households
Ofgem vows to tackle ‘inappropriate energy supplier pre-payment meter practices’
The watchdog’s chief executive, Jonathan Brearley, said he is concerned at the ‘sharp growth’ in households being switched over to the meters.