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New ONS figures reveal cold homes death toll
Post on 27th Nov 2020
National fuel poverty charity highlights that millions of people in cold homes are at greater risk this winter, as COVID-19 intensifies seasonal stresses for those on lowest incomes and in the least efficient homes.
Support Fuel Poverty Awareness Day – 27 November
Post on 26th Nov 2020
In any normal winter millions of people struggle to stay warm at home. Rising energy costs, low incomes and energy inefficient homes converge to leave them in desperate situations where they can no longer afford to heat their homes.
Charity welcomes warm homes investment for the poorest households
Post on 25th Nov 2020
Today’s Spending Review has confirmed the UK Government will continue to invest in upgrading the UK’s buildings to make people warmer and more comfortable, and our homes cheaper to heat.
NEA urges that all efforts are co-ordinated to support people to stay warm & well this winter
Post on 11th Nov 2020
Fuel Poverty Charity, NEA has urged all the key stakeholders with responsibility for delivery of services to ensure that all our efforts are co-ordinated to support people to stay warm and well this winter.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland
Government confirms future of ‘winter lifeline’
Post on 14th Oct 2020
The UK Government has today confirmed the immediate future of the Warm Home Discount (WHD) energy rebate scheme which was due to end in March 2021 and has now been extended for a year.
Fuel poverty champion recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Post on 10th Oct 2020
Fuel poverty campaigner Maria Wardrobe is celebrating today after it was announced she will receive an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List 2020.
How to get involved with Fuel Poverty Awareness Day
Post on 09th Oct 2020
Friday 27 November will mark Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2020 and we have never needed your support more to get key messages out to vulnerable people this winter.
Frontline organisations warn of a difficult winter ahead for fuel poor households if urgent action isn’t taken
Post on 19th Sep 2020
A new report released today warns of significant hardship for fuel poor households in the coming winter, as a potent combination of higher energy use resulting from staying at home for longer is mixed with reductions in income.
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