Reply to post: Not compulsory? was warned of smart meter debacle by Cabinet Office in 2012

Pat O'Ban

Not compulsory?

Whilst you do have the right to refuse a Smart meter, you can not refuse a replacement of an meter that is past it's end-of-life. At that point "your" meter will be replaced by a Smart meter. It may be a decade or more away in some cases, but for safety reasons there will be no choice, mainly because "dumb" meters will no longer part of the operator's inventory.

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