Couple given £11,000 energy bill after struggling to find out who supplies their home

Person surprised by cost of monthly bills
The couple from Tamworth have faced a backdated payment of 18 years of unpaid gas bills totalling £10,824.87 (Image credit: Getty Images)

A couple from Tamworth was left shocked after receiving a bill for nearly £11,000 for 18 years of unpaid gas.

Lee Haynes, 44, a school site worker, and his partner, Jo Woodley, 45, say they never received any bills for their gas, despite claiming to try to find their gas supplier and make the payments.

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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.