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Government publishes Fuel Poverty Strategy

The Government has published its Fuel Poverty Strategy (at last!). There aren’t too many surprises, compared to the consultation and development documents that were circulated last year. 809 more words

Fuel Poverty

Neil Schofield attends new NHS guidelines announcement

New NHS guidelines by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) were announced yesterday to help combat the suffering of vulnerable people living in dangerously cold homes. 355 more words

Home Heating

New fuel poverty strategy for England

Cutting the cost of keeping warm: a fuel poverty strategy for England

This is the first fuel poverty strategy in over a decade. The strategy is underpinned by the fuel poverty target for as many fuel poor homes as reasonably practicable to achieve an energy efficiency standard of Band C by 2030 – which became law in December 2014. 71 more words

Government & Policy

New guide to help people avoid unfair prices on energy

Today (27 February), we’re delighted to launch a new resource which will help people with prepayment meters to avoid paying unfairly high prices for their energy. 425 more words

Food Fuel Finance

Cfp: international perspectives on fuel poverty

People, Place and Policy seeks contributions to a special issue on international perspectives on fuel poverty, to be published in January 2016.  This reflects the considerable and growing academic and policy interest in fuel poverty across many parts of the world, the diversity of definitions, policy responses and dilemmas emerging. 626 more words

CFPs

Living in a cold home is dangerous, but the Winter Fuel Payment really helps

It is now well understood that cold homes are dangerous. People who are vulnerable because of underlying health or mobility issues can face an increased risk in cold conditions from high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes and respiratory illnesses, as well as dizziness, falls and depression. 548 more words

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