How The Sun’s Squeeze Team won back £76,000 for readers in 2022

BY fighting your corner on issues hitting your wallet, Sun Money has won back thousands of pounds for you in 2022.It has been almost a year since I took over editing these pages — and there has never been a more important time to cover the issues we are facing.
4The Sun’s Squeeze Team has won back more than £76,000 for readers in 2022Credit: Shutterstock
As we continue to battle through soaring inflation, rising interest rates and a cost-of-living crisis that has hit everyone’s living standards, I wanted to write about our biggest successes.
This year, our Squeeze Team column — written by consumer champion Lucy Alderson — has won back a massive £76,190 for readers.
Below she lists her top triumphs for 2022.
I know that the stories we have written will have helped you all save money and that is why I love doing this job.

Thank you to everyone who has written to us with a problem.
It is your comments, letters and emails that tip us off into investigating issues and helping to fix problems. We couldn’t do it without you.
On our very first page on February 5, we helped to solve your energy billing problems.
We told you about how we had held gas and electricity giants to account — and I promise we will continue to do this in 2023, as the crisis on bills rages on.
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There may be little we can do about rising prices, but the one thing we can do is fight your corner.
Just as we did in May, when we highlighted the £1billion women’s pension scandal.
We won back £1,345 from the Department and Work and Pensions for Celia Oxspring, 78, after her income plummeted when her husband Rodney died.
After Sun Money stepped in and asked the DWP to investigate, it paid her back the cash and increased her pension by £3,900 a year.
She is one of the millions of women who have been hit …