EM-Radiation Research Trust & PHIRE [Physicians’ Health Initiative for Radiation and Environment] Contacts: Eileen O’Connor, eileen@radiationresearch.org, Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe, http://phiremedical.org

Choosing the type of meter you want

In 2011, the Minister of State of DECC declared: “… it will not be an offence for householders to refuse to accept a smart meter.” DEFRA later confirmed smart water meters are not compulsory. Some utilities misleadingly suggest smart meter installations are mandatory. That assertion is false. However, if fitted they cannot be removed. Their installation can have serious repercussions.

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