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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
Content Type: News
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Energy crisis will double average heating bill from April
Post on 03rd Dec 2021
Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action has today warned average domestic energy bills have already soared by over £230 per customer compared to last winter.
New report highlights UK won’t reach net zero without support for poorer households
Post on 30th Nov 2021
Charities warn recent broken manifesto promise means the poorest households, living in least efficient homes are set to miss out on up to £750 a year cut to their energy bills
Cost of living in the UK soaring up to its highest level in a decade
Post on 17th Nov 2021
Today the Office for National Statistics released their forecast of consumer price inflation. Inflation rose steeply in October to its highest rate in nearly a decade. The ONS also highlighted the key driver is increased household energy bills.
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