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500,000 at risk of fuel poverty after tomorrow’s price rises
500,000 at risk of fuel poverty after tomorrow’s price rises
Post on 30th Sep 2021
Charity says new Household Support Fund welcome but not enough to prevent needless deaths this winter
Nation / Region: England , Scotland , Wales
Content Type: News
Consumer Protection, Excess winter death
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Warm Homes Week 2021
Warm Homes Week 2021
Post on 19th Aug 2021
This year NEA is celebrating our 40-year anniversary and we want to spend this milestone by bringing together our supporters across the whole of the UK, surpassing last year’s event and crucially investigating new opportunities to work together to end fuel poverty.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , UK , Wales
Content Type: Campaigns
Advice Delivery, BEIS, Campaigns, Cold Homes, Consumer Protection, Debt, Energy Advice, Energy Efficiency, Excess winter death, Health, Housing, Inequality, Vulnerability
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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day
Fuel Poverty Awareness Day
Post on 10th Aug 2021
This Fuel Poverty Awareness Day we will be doing all we can to raise awareness of the problem, call for greater action, and highlight the existing help and support available.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Wales
Content Type: Campaigns
Advice, Advice Delivery, Campaigns, Cold Homes, COVID-19, Energy Advice, Energy Costs, Energy Efficiency, Excess winter death, Fuel Debt, Fuel Poverty, Fuel Poverty and Health
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NEA NI response to the Northern Ireland Executive Programme for Government Draft Outcomes Framework Consultation Document
NEA NI response to the Northern Ireland Executive Programme for Government Draft Outcomes Framework Consultation Document
Post on 22nd Mar 2021
Urgent action is needed to improve health outcomes and support the most vulnerable people who are at most risk of needless death and morbidity. Public Health England (PHE) recently warned there is a clear overlap between cold homes and Covid-19 and it is more important than ever that the most vulnerable members of society can afford to live in a warm, safe home.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland
Content Type: Publications
Consultation, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Excess winter death, Policy
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NEA response to Ofgem consultation on Reviewing the potential impact of COVID-19 on the Default Tariff Cap
NEA response to Ofgem consultation on Reviewing the potential impact of COVID-19 on the Default Tariff Cap
Post on 21st Dec 2020
The alarming increase in Excess Winter Deaths last year was before the impact of Covid-19 struck. Covid-19 is likely to have left many households more exposed to the risks of living in a cold home than ever before
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type: Publications
COVID-19, Excess winter death, Ofgem
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NEA response to Improving the Energy Performance of Privately Rented Homes in England and Wales
NEA response to Improving the Energy Performance of Privately Rented Homes in England and Wales
Post on 21st Dec 2020
Cold, damp and unsafe homes continue to cause shocking levels of unnecessary hardship and premature mortality. Across the UK, NEA estimates that on average more than 10,000 people die each year due to living in a cold home[i]. In England Wales where the proposals within this consultation will apply, excess winter deaths have risen by nearly 20% last winter.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type: Publications
Energy Efficiency, Excess winter death, Fuel Poverty, Fuel Poverty and Health, Health, Housing
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New ONS figures reveal cold homes death toll
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type: News
Excess winter death
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Keeping Britain Warm and Well: How to help millions of people pay a fair price for their energy
Keeping Britain Warm and Well: How to help millions of people pay a fair price for their energy
Post on 17th Feb 2020
The Warm Home Discount (WHD) scheme currently provides a payment of £140 (inclusive of VAT) towards energy bills, and also contains provisions to carry out projects to help low-income and vulnerable households to better afford their energy bill. The scheme was introduced by the Government in April 2011 and is an obligation on energy suppliers funded through bills.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type: Publications
Cold Homes, Excess winter death, Fuel Debt, Fuel Poverty, Fuel Poverty and Health, Health, Housing, Inequality, Reports
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