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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
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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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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Vulnerable householders are ‘left in the cold’ by Rishi Sunak’s announcement today
Vulnerable householders are ‘left in the cold’ by Rishi Sunak’s announcement today
Post on 27th Oct 2021
Budget response from NEA Chief Executive, Adam Scorer
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Budget
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Charity calls on Chancellor to help poorer households across the United Kingdom balance their ‘negative budgets’ this winter
Charity calls on Chancellor to help poorer households across the United Kingdom balance their ‘negative budgets’ this winter
Post on 25th Oct 2021
NEA comments ahead of Wednesday’s Budget as householders battle high energy bills.
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , Scotland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Budget, HM Treasury
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500,000 at risk of fuel poverty after tomorrow’s price rises
500,000 at risk of fuel poverty after tomorrow’s price rises
Post on 30th Sep 2021
Charity says new Household Support Fund welcome but not enough to prevent needless deaths this winter
Nation / Region: England , Scotland , Wales
Content Type:News
Consumer Protection, Excess winter death
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Helping the poorest survive the energy crisis this winter
Helping the poorest survive the energy crisis this winter
Post on 24th Sep 2021
A blog by Peter Smith, Director of Policy and Advocacy at National Energy Action
Nation / Region: England , Northern Ireland , UK , Wales
Content Type:News
Blog
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