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New official statistics highlight fuel poverty crisis deepening – as half of British adults turn their heating off, even when it’s cold inside
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.
Nation / Region: England , UK
Content Type:Media Press Releases
Fuel Poverty, News
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National Energy Action responds to Labour’s new warm homes plan: ‘People in the worst fuel poverty need urgent and sustained action on energy efficiency.’
National Energy Action responds to Labour’s new warm homes plan: ‘People in the worst fuel poverty need urgent and sustained action on energy efficiency.’
Post on 08th Feb 2024
Today Labour announces a new warm homes plan.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , England , UK , Scotland
Content Type:News Release
News
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New report reveals 3 million households will still be trapped in fuel poverty by 2030
New report reveals 3 million households will still be trapped in fuel poverty by 2030
Post on 29th Jan 2024
A new report launched this week by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS) warns the UK government will miss a legal requirement on fuel poverty in England by a staggering margin.
Nation / Region: UK , Scotland , Northern Ireland , Wales , England
Content Type:News
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Standing charges response: ‘How can it be right that someone who can’t afford any energy pays a daily charge that is the same or more than someone in a mansion?’
Standing charges response: ‘How can it be right that someone who can’t afford any energy pays a daily charge that is the same or more than someone in a mansion?’
Post on 16th Nov 2023
Today Ofgem announces a paper on standing charges – it covers your energy supplier’s costs such as connecting gas and/or electricity to your home.
Nation / Region: Wales , England
Content Type:Media Press Releases
News
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Coalition of over 140 organisations and MPs call for consultation on a social tariff for energy
Coalition of over 140 organisations and MPs call for consultation on a social tariff for energy
Post on 28th Sep 2023
As Ofgem’s price cap changes take effect this Sunday (1 October), a coalition of over 140 charities, organisations and MPs is calling on the government to take action to support vulnerable households with their energy bills.
Nation / Region: UK , Northern Ireland , Wales , England
Content Type:News
News
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Price Cap Typical Domestic Consumption Value Explainer
Price Cap Typical Domestic Consumption Value Explainer
Post on 22nd Aug 2023
Ofgem will be using a different Typical Domestic Consumption Value (TDCV) than it has done in the past.
Nation / Region: Wales , England , UK
Content Type:Media Fact Sheets
News, News Release
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New UK Government data reveals Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent are worst affected by fuel poverty
New UK Government data reveals Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent are worst affected by fuel poverty
Post on 27th Apr 2023
Today, the UK Government releases new data showing fuel poverty regionally in England.  
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:News
News, News Release
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New report reveals energy standing charges set to increase to new high, up by 64%, leaving low-income households worst hit
New report reveals energy standing charges set to increase to new high, up by 64%, leaving low-income households worst hit
Post on 30th Mar 2023
Despite the UK Government’s commitment to freeze the level of the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) from 1 April, Standing Charges for prepayment customers will hit £350 for a dual fuel household.
Nation / Region: UK , Northern Ireland , Wales , England
Content Type:News
News, News Release
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Budget reaction: 7.5 million UK households still in fuel poverty
Budget reaction: 7.5 million UK households still in fuel poverty
Post on 15th Mar 2023
National Energy Action chief executive Adam Scorer says: “Sense has prevailed in today’s Budget.
Content Type:News
News, News Release
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