Renters - have you ever tried to switch energy? MoneySaving Poll Results

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If you've tried to change your energy tariff, how did your landlord react?

Please vote and also feedback on specific experiences.

Results

I asked my landlord if I could switch and they said no325 votes (8 %)
I asked my landlord if I could switch and they said yes952 votes (22 %)
I switched without asking my landlord - no problem2,187 votes (52 %)
I switched without asking my landlord and (s)he was not happy92 votes (2 %)
I’ve never tried to switch406 votes (10 %)
My contract says I’m not allowed to switch so I haven’t183 votes (4 %)
My energy is included in my rent so it doesn’t affect me65 votes (2 %)
My landlord wouldn’t let me switch provider, but was happy for me to switch tariffs on the same provider31 votes (1 %)

                   4,241 votes received.

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