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Chancellor’s cost of living measures “avert the darkest of outcomes”

Posted on 26th May 2022
National Energy Action (NEA) chief executive Adam Scorer responds to the Chancellor’s cost of living and energy crisis measures.
Nation / Region: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, UK, Wales,
Content Type: News
Tags: Energy Costs, Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Policy

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
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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
Chancellor’s cost of living measures “avert the darkest of outcomes”
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Energy Costs, Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Policy
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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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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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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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Energy crisis will double average heating bill from April 
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , Wales
Content Type:News
Cold Homes, Energy Costs, Energy Markets, Energy Tariffs, Fuel Debt, Fuel Poverty, Housing Standards, Net Zero
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New report highlights UK won’t reach net zero without support for poorer households
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
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , Wales
Content Type:News
Cold Homes, Debt, Decarbonisation, Energy, Energy Costs, Energy Markets, Energy Tariffs, Fuel Debt, Fuel Poverty, Inequality, Net Zero
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Cost of living in the UK soaring up to its highest level in a decade
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.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Consumer Protection, Energy Costs
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“We all pay the price for leaving the poorest out in the cold”
“We all pay the price for leaving the poorest out in the cold”
Post on 28th Oct 2021
Regrettably the Chancellor chose not to provide any additional support to help with the soaring costs of energy.
Nation / Region: England , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Budget, Energy, Energy Costs
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