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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.
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.
New energy strategies fall £1.4bn short of manifesto pledge to help the poorest households
Post on 19th Oct 2021
NEA warns that investment is less than half of the funding pledged within the Government’s 2019 manifesto for the poorest households in the least efficient homes.
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Frontline organisations warn of a difficult winter ahead for fuel poor households if urgent action isn’t taken
Post on 19th Sep 2020
A new report released today warns of significant hardship for fuel poor households in the coming winter, as a potent combination of higher energy use resulting from staying at home for longer is mixed with reductions in income.