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Fuel poverty charity joins calls for investigation into why so many energy prepay customers have not received support
Fuel poverty charity joins calls for investigation into why so many energy prepay customers have not received support
Post on 20th Dec 2022
We are joining Which?, Citizens Advice, Age UK and Money Saving Expert in calling on energy firms and the government to urgently investigate why so many customers on traditional prepayment meters have not yet accessed the government support.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy, News, News Release, Energy crisis, Energy Bills
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Over half of parents may resort to washing children’s school uniforms by hand, amid cost-of-living crisis
Over half of parents may resort to washing children’s school uniforms by hand, amid cost-of-living crisis
Post on 07th Sep 2022
New polling from YouGov and charity National Energy Action reveals that low-income parents will struggle to afford to wash their kids’ school unforms as new term nears.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Water Poverty, Energy crisis
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Marmot warns ‘epidemic-levels’ of fuel poverty could cause a ‘significant humanitarian crisis’
Marmot warns ‘epidemic-levels’ of fuel poverty could cause a ‘significant humanitarian crisis’
Post on 01st Sep 2022
Children’s development could become “blighted” by the energy crisis. 
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Energy crisis
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Charity comments on BEIS Committee report on energy pricing and the future of the energy market
Charity comments on BEIS Committee report on energy pricing and the future of the energy market
Post on 25th Jul 2022
Energy prices continue to spiral, and vulnerable households in the energy market are being hardest hit. It is vital that the plans from the UK Government and Ofgem are scrutinised by Parliament, and they act on this credible set of recommendations to hel
Nation / Region: Wales , UK
Content Type: News
Energy Efficiency, Consumer Protection, Cold Homes, Energy Costs, Energy Markets, News, News Release, Energy, Energy crisis, Energy Bills
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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: Scotland , Northern Ireland , Wales , UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Fuel Debt, Energy crisis
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Poorest households are struggling to get the £150 council tax energy rebate
Poorest households are struggling to get the £150 council tax energy rebate
Post on 17th May 2022
The rebate was brought in to help householders with soaring energy bills, but National Energy Action (NEA) warns that millions of pounds are yet to be claimed.
Nation / Region: Wales
Content Type: News
Energy crisis
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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: UK , Scotland , Northern Ireland , Wales
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: Wales , UK , Scotland , Northern Ireland
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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