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Despite energy bills falling, 6 million UK households to remain trapped in fuel poverty come April
Post on 23rd Feb 2024
Today (Friday 23 February), the GB energy regulator Ofgem has announced the new level of the energy price cap, for 1 April to 30 June.
New official statistics highlight fuel poverty crisis deepening – as half of British adults turn their heating off, even when it’s cold inside
Post on 15th Feb 2024
Today the UK government reveals 3.17 million households in England are in fuel poverty – virtually unchanged from 2022. The figures show that the fuel poverty crisis is deepening.
Content Type: Media Press Releases
Fuel Poverty in the North East
Post on 14th Nov 2023
A new report released by NEA in partnership with Citizens Advice Newcastle highlights the current context of the energy crisis and its impact upon households across the North East of England and provides a snapshot of fuel poverty in the region.
Content Type: Research and Policy
Government must provide more support for fuel-poor this winter
Post on 21st Jul 2023
Energy suppliers and consumer groups are calling on the Government to look now at bill support for customers this winter – including options such as a social tariff for next year and beyond.
Content Type: News Release
Charity warns UK Government could miss its legal fuel poverty commitments by over 150 years
Post on 05th Dec 2022
National Energy Action is warning that, based on current delivery rates of home energy efficiency measures, the UK Government could miss its legal target to improve all fuel poor homes in England to a reasonable standard by over 150 years.
Nation / Region: England
Over half a million households no longer eligible for UK Government energy rebate
Post on 16th Nov 2022
The UK Government is changing the targeting of the Warm Home Discount scheme and National Energy Action is concerned that over 500,000 households across England and Wales who were previously able to receive an electricity rebate will now not be eligible.
As energy prices rise again, one quarter of parents have already cut back on the quantity of food to afford essentials
Post on 30th Sep 2022
Fuel Poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) and The Food Foundation have joined forces with a new survey and joint briefing to warn that energy price rises are harming children’s development this winter.
Fuel Poverty charity’s reaction to Liz Truss’s energy freeze announcement today
Post on 08th Sep 2022
Today the UK Government has confirmed unmanageable gas and electricity bills across Great Britain will be frozen at an average of £2,500 a year, over £500 higher on average than they are currently.
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