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Pendle MP urges residents to try for energy aid
11:55am Wednesday 14th May 2014 in News
PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson is urging residents to apply for the British Gas warm home discount scheme after registrations were opened.
The five-year scheme has been introduced by the Government and delivered by the larger energy suppliers.
It helps those in need with their winter energy costs by paying a credit into the energy account of the qualifying account holder.
Of the major suppliers, British Gas has set the broadest eligibility criteria.
Andrew Stephenson MP said: “I want everyone to understand what help is available. There are a wide range of schemes and services to help people heat their homes.
“Anyone worried about rising costs should contact their energy provider or a relevant charity to discuss the help available. They can also contact my office on 01282 614748 for assistance.”
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