Government must address increase in electricity and gas disconnections – Mc Conalogue

The Energy minister's appealing to homeowners struggling with their gas and electricity to install pre-pay meters.

It follows an 82 per cent rise in gas disconnections last year, with electricity cut-offs up by one percent.

Pat Rabbitte's told the Dáil that not enough people have agreed to install pre-pay meters.

However, Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue says the government should be doing more to address the issue, particularly in terms of rising costs...........