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Charity warns debts owed to government and utility providers set to soar
Charity warns debts owed to government and utility providers set to soar
Post on 04th Nov 2020
A new paper published on National Stress Awareness Day is warning UK debts owed to government and utility providers are set to soar due to the impacts of Covid.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type:News
Debt, Water, Water Poverty
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Energy suppliers to strengthen support for struggling energy customers
Energy suppliers to strengthen support for struggling energy customers
Post on 19th Oct 2020
NEA has today welcomed Ofgem’s decision to ensure all energy suppliers across Great Britain provide more support for customers struggling in debt, identify pre-payment customers who run out of credit and offer appropriate forms of advice and support.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:News
Consumer Protection, Energy Markets, Fuel Debt, Fuel Poverty, News Release, Ofgem
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Government confirms future of ‘winter lifeline’
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
News Release, Warm Home Discount
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Fuel poverty champion recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Wales
Content Type:News
News, News Release
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How to get involved with Fuel Poverty Awareness Day
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Wales
Content Type:News
Campaigns, Fuel Poverty
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Frontline organisations warn of a difficult winter ahead for fuel poor households if urgent action isn’t taken
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Fuel Poverty, Impacts, Policy & Research
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