Fuel Poverty

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Fuel poverty campaign groups Energy Action Scotland and National Energy Action are backing a new Bill being introduced in the House of Commons today that proposes an additional monetary payment for eligible people across the UK to help with winter fuel costs.

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Proposals to provide almost £3 million to help households in fuel poverty in Highland this winter will be considered by members at the meeting of full council on December 9. If agreed, a payment of £180 would be made to around 16,440 eligible Highland households where residents are in re

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The UK’s gas distribution networks have partnered with Fuel Bank Foundation to provide a pathway to help people living in fuel poverty. Gas distribution networks Cadent, Northern Gas Networks, SGN and Wales & West Utilities have committed to providing the charity with a combined £500

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Kensa has announced the creation of a new Social Impact Fund to directly relieve fuel poverty. Around 10,000 people die across the UK every year because they are unable to keep their homes warm. This winter looks to be even more deadly as the increase in energy costs will mean that many low-income a

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Wise Group has published a new data-driven report into fuel poverty and net-zero. The report, Lights Off to Lights On, presents solutions to fuel poverty and achieving net-zero. By focussing on the root cause of individuals rationing and self-disconnecting their energy supply, and how vulnerable hou

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BBC Alba's European current affairs programme Eòrpa has visited Caithness and Sutherland to find out about the impact fuel poverty has on rural Scotland. Around 42% of households in rural Scotland are living in fuel poverty, which is defined as when a person needs to spend more than 10%

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A fuel poverty campaigner and chief executive of the trade body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) has called for the energy regulator to clamp down on suppliers who he claims are blocking measures to tackle fuel poverty. Mike Foster, chief executive of the EUA, has written to Ofgem chief executive

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Stark figures illustrating the deeply concerning level of fuel poverty and tough financial decisions being faced by residents throughout the Highland region, particularly those in rural areas, were presented to members of the local authority's corporate resources committee yesterday.

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An additional £18 million will be available this year to help householders install energy efficient measures and reduce their heating bills, bringing the total support available through Home Energy Scotland to £50m in 2021-2022. People are being urged to seek support and advice from Home

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