Government seeking to provide financial assistance on winter heating bills

Increases of 16 per cent in the price of electricity and 23 per cent in gas have put pressure on many families during the coldest months of the year

28th November, 2021
Government seeking to provide financial assistance on winter heating bills
Micheál Martin: government examining options to gauge impact on household energy bills. Picture: Julien Behal

The government is working on an energy package to reduce the cost of rising electricity and gas bills for families this winter.

The details of the package are expected to be announced in the coming weeks so that families get assistance with their heating bills for the coldest months of the year.

The aim is to provide a temporary financial relief to households which have been hit with rises of 16 per cent in the...

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