From SNP Media
Households in Scotland are paying more for their gas and electricity bills compared with England and Wales, according to new figures.Data from comparethemarket.com can be found here: https://www.comparethemarket.com/energy/content/the-energy-index/
Researchers at comparethemarket.com have compiled data on the average fuel bills across the UK and using ONS household statistics, Scotland has come out with the highest average energy bill.
Despite Scotland having an abundance of resources in oil and gas and renewables, Scots are paying on average £1,651 per year, whilst people in England pay £1,554 per year and Wales £1,525.
The highest bills in the UK were found in Shetland and Orkney, with bills there costing households £2,642 and £2,504 respectively.
Further research can be found here