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Senedd committee publishes findings from its fuel poverty inquiry

Posted 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.
Nation / Region: Wales, Welsh, Cymru, Mid Wales, North Wales, South East Wales
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Poorest households are struggling to get the £150 council tax energy rebate

Posted 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: England, Wales,
Content Type: News
Tags: Energy crisis

New statistics highlight up to 45% of households in Wales now in fuel poverty

Posted on 13th Apr 2022
Charity warns more support needed to offset catastrophic impact for those in severe fuel poverty who are hardest hit by the energy crisis 
Nation / Region: UK, Wales,
Content Type: News
Tags: Wales, Welsh Government
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: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Energy Costs, Energy crisis, Energy Markets, Energy Retail, Energy Tariffs, Finance, Fuel Debt, Fuel Poverty
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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: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Energy crisis, Fuel Debt, Fuel Poverty
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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: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , Wales
Content Type:News
Energy crisis, Energy Markets, Energy Tariffs, Fuel Poverty
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NEA Northern Ireland statement on Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme
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
Content Type:News
Energy Costs, Energy crisis
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Martin Lewis announces £100k donation to National Energy Action
Martin Lewis announces £100k donation to National Energy Action
Post on 12th Jan 2022
Martin Lewis from Money Saving Expert has announced he will donate £100,000 to help NEA increase its support to the most vulnerable as the Energy Crisis intensifies.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Advice, Energy crisis, Fuel Debt
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Urgent need to release funding for a broader package of support for fuel poor households in Northern Ireland
Urgent need to release funding for a broader package of support for fuel poor households in Northern Ireland
Post on 12th Jan 2022
Letter to Minister
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland
Content Type:News
Energy Costs, Energy crisis
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The impact of the energy crisis in Northern Ireland
The impact of the energy crisis in Northern Ireland
Post on 11th Jan 2022
Letter to NI MPs re the ongoing impacts of the energy crisis in Northern Ireland.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland
Content Type:News
Energy Costs, Energy crisis
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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2021
Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2021
Post on 16th Dec 2021
“My teenager covers himself in layers to keep warm …”
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Blog, Cold Homes, Energy Efficiency, Energy Tariffs, Family, Fuel Debt, Health
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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: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Awards, Fuel Poverty
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