Struggling British Gas customers with prepayment meters will receive a £250 free credit to help with bills. The energy company would not tell us specifically who would be getting the payment but said it will identify those in need and make the payment without the need to apply...
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British Gas to give struggling prepayment meter customers a £250 free credit
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We are thankfully not struggling but do worry. Sadly, many on non-prepay meters are too struggling and don't have heating on, going without food for self to feed kids, I just hope BG helps them as well.
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Customers on SMART meters may receive credit remotely, but for anyone on non-smart meters it will need to be a physical voucher. Hope there is more clarification on this sooner rather than later.
"or they have contacted British Gas for help"
Also the primary point should be that the state should adequately provide from those unable to look after themselves and these kind of sticking plasters reduce pressure on the government to improve things. Those of us who can support ourselves should, those who cannot should be supported by the state, funded from adequate taxation.