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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.
Senedd committee publishes findings from its fuel poverty inquiry
Post on 18th May 2022
A report has been published on 18 May by the Senedd’s Equality and Social Justice Committee following its inquiry into fuel poverty and the Warm Homes Programme.
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.
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%.
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.
New statistics show UK Government will take over 60 years to meet statutory fuel poverty commitments
Post on 24th Feb 2022
Charity calls on UK Government to urgently introduce more assistance to help the poorest households living in the most expensive to heat homes
Nation / Region: England
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
NEA Northern Ireland statement on Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme
Post on 24th Jan 2022
Over the last number of weeks, we have experienced a significant rise in the number of households seeking emergency support for fuel poverty. We therefore welcome the launch of DfC’s Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland