Call for winter ban on forced PPMs

Ofgem's “disappointingly limited” actions on forced prepayment meter (PPM) installations have been slammed by the government's fuel poverty advisor, which has instead called for a further ban this winter. The Committee on Fuel Poverty takes aim at the regulator’s measures to improve standards around forced PPMs installations, in its annual report. The Committee also urges suppliers “to think long and hard” before returning to the practice of forced PPM installations.

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