Millions of Britons are experiencing an unprecedented deplorable situation


Citizen Advice, which is an independent organization specializing in confidential information and advice to assist people with legal, debt, consumer, housing and other problems in the United Kingdom, warned that electricity and gas could be cut off to more than two million people in the United Kingdom this winter due to their difficulties in paying energy bills, as a result of the high costs of living in the country.

Citizen Advice stated in a statement posted on its website that its analysis indicates that more than two million people in the United Kingdom may face the loss of energy services this season due to their difficulty in bearing the costs of energy bills.

The organization also indicated that about 5 million people face difficult circumstances due to their debts, which have reached a record amount of 2.9 billion pounds sterling towards energy suppliers.

In the context of the economic crisis in British society, the organization indicated that one in four individuals in Britain finds it difficult to pay basic bills, and that 10% of families have been forced to borrow during the past six months to pay energy bills.

The organization also reported that at least 1.7 million people in the United Kingdom were without electricity and gas last year, while 800,000 people spent more than 24 hours without power.

These warnings come in light of the escalation of economic tensions in the United Kingdom due to the impact of geopolitical events such as the Russian operation in Ukraine, which caused an increase in sanctions and the West’s abandonment of Russian energy sources, which led to an increase in energy, food and fuel prices in Europe and the United States, affecting the ability to… Families have to bear the costs of living.

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