| 11.6°C Belfast

Close

Premium

Just two out of 19 energy price increases knocked back by Utility Regulator in last five years as MLA calls for action on company profits

Limits to watchdog power mean government should act on company profits, says People Before Profit MLA

Close

The Utility Regulator is responsible for regulating the electricity, gas, water and sewerage industries in Northern Ireland

The Utility Regulator is responsible for regulating the electricity, gas, water and sewerage industries in Northern Ireland

People Before Profit MLA Gerry Carroll

People Before Profit MLA Gerry Carroll

/

The Utility Regulator is responsible for regulating the electricity, gas, water and sewerage industries in Northern Ireland

The public body tasked with protecting energy consumers’ interests has vetoed just two price hikes in the last five years.

Almost all proposed bill increases – 17 out of 19 – in that time have been waved through by the Utility Regulator.


Related topics


Privacy