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Despite energy bills falling, 6 million UK households to remain trapped in fuel poverty come April
Post on 23rd Feb 2024
Today (Friday 23 February), the GB energy regulator Ofgem has announced the new level of the energy price cap, for 1 April to 30 June.
New official statistics highlight fuel poverty crisis deepening – as half of British adults turn their heating off, even when it’s cold inside
Post on 15th Feb 2024
Today the UK government reveals 3.17 million households in England are in fuel poverty – virtually unchanged from 2022. The figures show that the fuel poverty crisis is deepening.
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Autumn Statement fails the poorest households in cold and unsafe homes – says fuel poverty charity
Post on 22nd Nov 2023
Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action warns that the Autumn Statement fails the poorest households in cold and unsafe homes, as new polling reveals 1 in 4 UK adults have found it difficult to afford their energy bills in the past three months.
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National Energy Action responds to energy debt reaching its highest level ever
Post on 12th Oct 2023
Energy regulator Ofgem announced that energy debt reached £2.6 billion – its highest ever level.
Standing charge rises are hurting low-income households
Post on 08th Sep 2023
The standing charge is a fixed daily fee applied to energy bills. It covers the cost of maintaining the infrastructure and providing services, regardless of whether you use these services are not.
Over a million vulnerable households missed out on vital energy crisis support last winter
Post on 06th Sep 2023
Today, the chief executive of fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) told MPs that over a million vulnerable households missed out on vital energy crisis support last winter.