Stella Turner, from Wallsend, on Tyneside, has to pay nearly £190 A MONTH to power her one bedroom bungalow. Now her energy company E-ON wants to increase that to £212 a month.
North Tyneside Council has investigated and is convinced the problem lies with her meter.
But she claims E-ON has told her she will have to pay a hundred pounds for them to install equipment to test it
Stella suffers from a variety of medical conditions which mean she spends almost all of her time in one room. Her next door neighbours pay around £100 a month less in fuel bills than she does.
E-ON says that it is investigating and will work with Stella to try and resolve it. But the problem has been going on for the past six months and she says she can't afford to pay the next bill.
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