Polly Mackenzie, Director, Money and Mental Health
Running out of energy
27 February 2017
Research has shown that people with a mental health problem are about four times as likely to be in arrears with their gas and electricity bills than those without. Urgent work is needed to explore what adjustments could be made by energy companies to ensure that people with mental health problems are not disadvantaged as consumers. This paper sets out the recommendations that we would like the energy market to prioritise this year.