Thursday, June 9, 2011
Tenants unaffected by fuel price hikes
Interest rates have been held at their record low of 0.5 per cent, providing relief for home owners who face rising utilities bills. The Bank of England kept rates at their lowest ever level for the 27th month in a row - and economists expect an increase to be delayed because of poor growth in the economy. It comes after Scottish Power announced an average hike of nearly Â£200 in annual power bills earlier this week.