Understanding carbon monoxide risk in households vulnerable to fuel poverty

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January 2018 | Juliette Burroughs (NEA) This research investigated the relationship between fuel poverty and carbon monoxide (CO) risk in households on low incomes and in vulnerable situations. Over the course of two heating seasons (October to April) in 2015/16 and 2016/17 NEA collected data from 349 households, targeting those on low incomes and with… Read more »

Evaluation of the Npower Fuel Bank™

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This report presents the results of a second phase of evaluation of the npower Fuel Bank™ scheme.  While the pilot evaluation (phase one) examined the experience and impact of the scheme from the perspective of service users and service providers (food bank staff and volunteers), this report focuses solely on service users. Fieldwork took place… Read more »

Connecting Homes for Health: Phase 1 review

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March 2017 | The Connecting Homes for Health: Phase 1 Review has been prepared by NEA for Northern Gas Networks (NGN) with the intention of identifying a possible pathway for piloting revised and more inclusive criteria for connecting vulnerable households to the gas network. Such a pilot would go beyond currently eligibility criteria for the… Read more »

A minimum income standard for the UK in 2016

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Authors: Abigail Davis, Katherine Hill, Donald Hirsch and Matt Padley (Joseph Rowntree Foundation) Published: July 2016 This report is the 2016 update of the Minimum Income Standard for the United Kingdom, based on what members of the public think people need for an acceptable minimum standard of living. Download

 
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