Utility Bills Could Force People To Switch Off
According to a report by Uswitch, rising utility prices could force people to switch off their heating in the winter.
The report found that last winter 20% of people surveyed had switched off their heating regularly to save money.
This statistic is likely to increase in 2012 as the Bank of England have stated that gas prices could rise by 15% and electricty by 10%.
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