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Despite energy bills falling, 6 million UK households to remain trapped in fuel poverty come April
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.
Nation / Region: Scotland , Wales
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty
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Fuel Poverty charity’s reaction to Liz Truss’s energy freeze announcement today
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.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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8.2 million UK households could be in fuel poverty from October
8.2 million UK households could be in fuel poverty from October
Post on 22nd Jul 2022
Energy experts Cornwall Insight predicted that when the price cap rises in October, the average energy bill could reach £3,250 per year, with bills expected to increase by over 60%.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Fuel Debt, Energy crisis
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Solving the cost of living crisis: the case for a new social tariff in the energy market
Solving the cost of living crisis: the case for a new social tariff in the energy market
Post on 05th Jul 2022
On 4 July 2022, National Energy Action published a new report arguing for the introduction of a social energy tariff for low-income households.
Nation / Region: UK , Scotland , Wales
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Fuel Poverty Strategy, Ofgem, Research, Policy & Research, Policy, News, News Release, Reports, UK Government, Social justice
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Chancellor’s cost of living measures “avert the darkest of outcomes”
Chancellor’s cost of living measures “avert the darkest of outcomes”
Post on 26th May 2022
National Energy Action (NEA) chief executive Adam Scorer responds to the Chancellor’s cost of living and energy crisis measures.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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Vulnerable households “left with no choices” as sky rocketing prices hit
Vulnerable households “left with no choices” as sky rocketing prices hit
Post on 31st Mar 2022
On Friday 1st April an average of over 22 million domestic energy customers across Great Britain will see their home energy bills soar by £700 per year to almost £2,000. An increase of over 54%.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Tariffs, Energy Costs, Fuel Debt, Finance, Energy Markets, Energy crisis, Energy Retail
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Charities warn £3,000 energy bill could leave 8.5 million UK households in fuel poverty
Charities warn £3,000 energy bill could leave 8.5 million UK households in fuel poverty
Post on 04th Mar 2022
Chancellor urged to rethink ‘heat now, pay later’ rebate and protect low-income and vulnerable households from soaring energy bills.
Nation / Region: Scotland , Northern Ireland , Wales , UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Fuel Debt, Energy crisis
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Government plans for energy crisis ‘woefully inadequate’
Government plans for energy crisis ‘woefully inadequate’
Post on 03rd Feb 2022
Soaring increases mean the cost of heating an average home will have doubled in 18 months and the in fuel poverty will also soar from 4 million to 6.5 million households across the UK
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , Scotland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Tariffs, Energy Markets, Energy crisis
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Fuel poverty campaigner Maria Wardrobe presented with OBE at Windsor Castle
Fuel poverty campaigner Maria Wardrobe presented with OBE at Windsor Castle
Post on 09th Dec 2021
The North East’s Maria Wardrobe has been presented with her OBE this week at Windsor Castle in recognition of her outstanding contribution to fighting fuel poverty.
Nation / Region: Wales , UK , Scotland , Northern Ireland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Awards
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