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What extra information do you require?
What is the problem? What is your specific question? Are you still getting bills?
I am still getting bills, am i liable?
I assume that you followed up inwriting to utility companies and date of moving out and new occupiers addressand meter readings. You are not responsible for any services that you did notconsume and you are not responsible for any standing charge if someone else isin occupation.
I would send the copy lettersalong with a covering letter to the utility company telling them that this isnot your responsibility and give them the name and address of the new occupierand confirm once again the date that you moved out and the new occupier took upoccupation.
If they continue to pursue you,right back to them and tell them that if they do issue proceedings against you,you will defend them on that basis.
Does that answerthe question.? Can I assist any further?
I am happy tofollow up any individual point you make
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