Charities and industry warn loss of funding for repairs and replacements of gas heating appliances will kill this winter

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For press enquiries please contact peter.smith@nea.org.uk or call 07595 780893. Two charities are today warning that a loss of funding for repairs and replacements of gas heating appliances will badly damage thousands of people’s health, well-being and could even kill this winter. They claim there is now virtually no support provided nationally from current schemes,… Read more »

NEA’s comment on the Committee on Fuel Poverty annual report

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Issued by: Peter Smith, Director of Policy and Research “NEA warmly welcomes the Committee’s report which clearly outlines the legal requirements the UK Government is bound by. The report also rightly notes that progress is being made towards our fuel poverty strategy ‘milestones’ but based on current progress there is a risk thousands of fuel poor… Read more »

Charity calls for ‘A Fairer Energy Future for All’

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Leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) is calling for ‘A Fairer Energy Future for All’ ahead of its conference next week [11-13 September],  which is taking place at Nottingham Conference Centre and  is sponsored by E.ON. Over 330 attendees will hear from expert commentators from Government, Ofgem and the energy industry focussing on… Read more »

Charities call for a UK summit to address 80 needless winter deaths a day

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  In response to new UK Government figures released today on fuel poverty levels in England (http://bit.ly/2sUfxqL) charities National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS) release a new report which estimates over 9,600 frail and vulnerable people across the UK are at risk of dying throughout the coming winter months due to cold… Read more »

‘I, Daniel Blake’ lead actor Dave Johns backs national campaign

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Warm Homes Campaign: 29 November 2016 – 17 February 2017 Embargo:  00:01, 29/11/2016 National Energy Action’s (NEA) vision is that ‘no one is living in fuel poverty’ but today the charity warns, that at the current level of delivery and funding this won’t happen in the average lifetime of a baby born today. Without urgent… Read more »

 
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