Monday 11 December 2017

The Yates Anthology: The rip-off Republic is well and truly back

Photo: Reuters
Photo: Reuters
Ivan Yates

Ivan Yates

While our politicians play childish games, normal service is resumed when it comes to fleecing consumers. Householders could have reasonably expected reductions in their electricity and gas bills of late.

Global markets for crude oil, even at $40 a barrel, are down 44pc year-on-year.

Yet 1.2 million homes serviced by Electric Ireland have only seen savings of a meagre €29 over the same period.

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