Age Concern calls on utility companies to do more
Some elderly people on the Isle of Man could be forced to choose between heating and eating this winter according to a local charity.
Age Concern says the impact of rising energy costs could see people’s health and wellbeing affected.
Gas prices will increase by more than 40 per cent in September and there are warnings that electricity bills are also set to spike.
Steve Dawson is the community projects coordinator and says he believes the utility companies should play a more active role in helping customers: