SVP claims some families cannot pay for energy and food

The Saint Vincent de Paul (SVP) charity, which assists cash-strapped households across the country, said that many families were having to make a choice between paying for food or paying for energy.

3rd September, 2011

The Saint Vincent de Paul (SVP) charity, which assists cash-strapped households across the country, said that many families were having to make a choice between paying for food or paying for energy.

In a submission to the commission for energy regulation (CER) on debt and arrears in the gas and electricity market, SVP said that it was concerned about what it called ‘‘sharp practice’’ in debt-hopping as well as the approach taken by the energy...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago