Scottish customers ‘pay less for energy’

Consumers in Scotland are paying less for their energy than those living south of the border, according to price comparison site moneysupermarket.com.

The firm reports that Npower Standard customers pay almost £100 less than those who reside in the northern England region.

In news that may be of interest to those looking to sell or buy a house in Scotland, the data from the company also suggests that Medium users in northern Scotland will pay £1,010 for gas and electricity, while those in the south of the country will pay £1,024.

This compares to £1,104 in northern England and over £1,080 in the Midlands and Yorkshire.

In other news that may be of interest to those looking to buy a house in Scotland, recent figures from Halifax suggested that a total of 25,000 people moved to the region from elsewhere in the UK in the last ten years, increasing the population of the area by two per cent.