Phoenix Price freeze welcomed
Sinn Féin Economy Spokesperson, Fermanagh South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew MLA has welcomed the decision of Phoenix Natural Gas to freeze the proposed 20% price increase for 2 months. Ms Gildernew said:
"This decision is welcome. It creates the space to properly explore all of the relevant issues surrounding this decision. Many questions still need to be answered.
"There is obviously a need for Phoenix to agree a long-term deal with the Regulator over gas transmission, distribution and supply which would guarantee price stability in the gas industry for the foreseeable future. There must be a long term commitment to develop a reasonably priced gas industry in the north of Ireland and indeed throughout the island of Ireland." ENDS