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'While disconnections from gas and electricity supplies have been temporarily halted, advisers are warning that bills will still be mounting' (stock photo)

'While disconnections from gas and electricity supplies have been temporarily halted, advisers are warning that bills will still be mounting' (stock photo)

'While disconnections from gas and electricity supplies have been temporarily halted, advisers are warning that bills will still be mounting' (stock photo)

Households are facing increased heating, power and phone bills after weeks of confinement with appliances running round the clock.

Bin collection costs could also rise with waste companies recording volumes of household rubbish up by 20pc-30pc.

Support groups are now urging consumers to watch their usage of all utilities and check if they are on the best package or tariff for their needs.