Power firms are overcharging families pre-paying for gas and electricity by as much as £200

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Power firms are overcharging families pre-paying for gas and electricity by as much as £200



GREEDY power firms are overcharging hard-up people forced to prepay for gas and electricity by as much as £200.
Around four million UK households must fork out upfront to power their homes.
Alamy Big Six supplies are overcharging families who use prepay gas and electricity meters by up to £200
They may be in rented places, have been in debt or have a bad credit rating.
Regulators allow prepay tariffs to be a bit pricier because a meter for top-up cards has to be installed and maintained.
But the difference should not exceed £63 a year.
However, some of the Big Six suppliers charge as much as three times that amount — hitting 1.6million households.
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British Gas, with 760,000 prepay customers, charges £285 a year more than its best credit tariff — £222 over the odds.
At Npower, 320,000 pay £160 extra and 520,000 with E.on need £51.
Researchers Bulb said: “There’s no good reason for charging prepay customers so much more.”
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