BRITISH households will be forced to spend hundreds of pounds on replacement lightbulbs over the next two years if the UK votes to stay in the European Union.
A new EU law will ban the sale of many halogen lightbulbs and homes will have to be fitted with energy saving LED bulbs instead, which cost around 25 times more.
Homes in Britain have an average of 11 spotlight bulbs, which means it would cost up to £275 in replacement costs, according to the Association for the Conservation of Energy.
This latest piece of bureaucracy is set to take effect in 2018.
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