– Citizens Advice chief executive Gillian Guy
Many British Gas customers will find the possibility of a price rise really frightening.
Bill increases throw already stretched budgets into turmoil - with people forced to find more ways to scrimp and save.
But there are things that people can do to save money on their fuel bills.
Chancellor George Osborne has told ITV News that energy companies npower and British Gas should reconsider their price hikes. The comments came after energy supplier npower followed British Gas in raising its prices.