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Cold Homes

Out and about at this time of year I expect to be chilly. However, I don’t expect anyone to be going home to live in a cold house. 470 more words

Housing

More evidence of the impact of higher energy bills on the vulnerable

Increasingly we are reading about fuel poverty. To date our policies have been less than successful. Mark Bridge writes an excellent article in The Times about the impact in Britain. 423 more words

Fuel Poverty

Necessary steps being taken in Scotland’s Orkney islands to address major concern of fuel poverty

Fuel poverty is a major concern in most countries. Recent analysis shows that Orkney has the highest percentage of fuel poor in Scotland. This article from the Scottish Housing News website discusses the situation and the solutions. 507 more words

Fuel Poverty

An elderly woman found wandering the streets alone sums up Tory Britain this winter

A 71-year-old woman found wandering the streets, alone and freezing cold, sums up Tory Britain. A country where fuel poverty, decimated social care and isolation haunt thousands of elderly people. 524 more words

POVERTY

OHAL : Home Energy Advice Always Available

News from OHAL (Orkney Housing Association Ltd) as they work to address fuel poverty in Orkney

New figures out this week estimate that 59% of households in Orkney are fuel poor, the highest of any area in Scotland, and equivalent to approximately 6000 households in the islands. 455 more words

Orkney News

Finnie:Base Scotland's Public Energy Company in the Highlands & Islands

It was back in October 2017 that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon,announced the  intention to set up  a publically owned not for profit energy company for Scotland. 344 more words

Orkney News

Working class demands hold the key to progress in 2018

by Ken Ferguson • The hangover that greeted the dawn of 2018 wasn’t just down to too much Prosseco but based on the experiences of the events of the old year and the challenges of the new. 755 more words

Socialism