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Owner of Sark Electricity dies

In a statement his family confirmed his death. Credit: ITV Channel TV

The owner of Sark Electricity David Gordon-Brown has passed away.

Mr Gordon-Brown died at his home in Canada on Monday 10 February.

He was 68 years of age.

For the last two years of his life, the Sark Electricity director made headlines with his ongoing dispute with the Chief Pleas for increasing the cost of electricity on the island to as high as 85 pence per unit.

Mr Gordon-Brown said that by not increasing the cost meant he was going to go bankrupt.

In January he threatened legal action after being ordered to drop his prices to no more than 54 pence per unit by the Electricity Price Commissioner.

What happens to the company now remains unknown.

A celebration of his life is being held on Friday 21 February in Alberta, Canada.

In a statement his family confirmed his death.

David Gordon Brown, our beloved husband, father, Gramps, and friend went peacefully home to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, February 10, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

– Serenity Funeral Service website.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn of 45 years and three children and eight grandchildren.

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