Heating or eating and the impact of austerity – SPERI brief

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Author: Hannah Lambie-Mumford (Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute) and Carolyn Snell (Department of Social Policy and Social Work at the University of York). Published: February 2016 SPERI’s latest British Political Economy Brief reveals the difficulty of low income households in the UK to afford sufficient food and fuel. The combination of growing food bank use, welfare… Read more »

The cold man of Europe – 2015

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Author: Association for the Conservation of Energy Published: October 2015 This briefing compares the state of the UK housing stock and fuel poverty levels with 15 other European countries. It concludes that no other country of the 16 assessed performed as poorly overall as the UK across the range of indicators. The UK has among… Read more »

Beyond 2012 – the local authority role in addressing fuel poverty and energy efficiency

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Authors: National Energy Action for Department of Energy and Climate Change Published: March 2011 Effective and efficient delivery of fuel poverty and energy efficiency programmes will be greatly assisted by informative and accessible data sources that enable identification and targeting of fuel-poor households. The lack of reliable and accessible data relating to fuel-poor households is… Read more »

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