UK energy: Cost of living hits Britons living off the grid
25 October 2022 | 11:27 am
Many Britons choose to live off-grid in boats, camper vans and mobile homes, particularly during the pandemic. Now, they are among the people hit hardest by Britain's cost-of-living crisis, Shafi Musaddique reports.
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