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Call to end unfair electricity pricing

AN MP has called for an end to high electricity distribution prices which it is claimed sees the Highland and Islands pay 84 per cent more than London.

Speaking during Prime Minister’s Question time, Ian Blackford said: 'In the UK we have 14 regional markets for electricity distribution. In the Highlands we are facing higher prices because of where we live. In the north of Scotland, electricity distribution charges are 84 per cent higher than they are for London.'

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