Britons looking for cheap energy may be pleased to hear a call for a reduction in heating costs across the country.
NFU Mutual has said that the chancellor of the exchequer must focus on supporting homes that are struggling with high energy prices.
The insurance firm said that 33 per cent of rural households are worried about how much they are spending on heating their properties.
According to Tim Price, the rural affairs spokesman for NFU Mutual, "high fuel prices in rural areas ultimately mean country people will have less money to save and invest".
"Almost 60 per cent of country people in our survey said tackling the cost of fuel was top of their wish list for next week's Budget," he added.
"Many people struggling with the cost of fuel are in rural areas where heating oil has risen in value and is an all too common target for thieves."
Consumers may also wish to consider changing energy suppliers to find themselves a better deal.
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