4.5 million UK households are in fuel poverty, unable to afford to live in a warm, dry home. National Energy Action is the national charity working to end fuel poverty in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Chancellor announces cuts to energy efficiency
Today the Chancellor announced that there will be deep cuts to the only GB-wide energy efficiency programme despite the ONS also reporting the highest number of excess winter mortality for 15 years.
ONS confirms the highest number of excess winter deaths since 2000
NEA comments on the shocking news that there were 43,900 excess winter deaths in England and Wales in 2014/15
NI Fuel Poverty Coalition Conference
The Northern Ireland Fuel Poverty Coalition conference will take place on 1 December. Click here for more details and to book.
Fuel Poverty Statistics
NEA Cymru has produced a useful fuel poverty statistical overview of Cardiff as part of the British Gas Community Action Partnership and Cardiff Affordable Warmth Group Steering Group. Available in English and Welsh.