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New ways of thinking about poverty

25 May 2016

Article by Hannah Johnson, National Assembly for Wales Research Service

Do we need a new understanding of poverty to effectively reduce it? 922 more words


Fuel poverty is rising: here's what you can do

National Energy Action and Energy Action Scotland recently published their Fuel Poverty Monitor, a “state of the nations” report on fuel poverty across the UK and in each individual country. 406 more words

Fuel Poverty

Andrea Leadsom MP: #Brexit is best for Britain's energy security

From the Daily mail:

In March Energy Minister Amber Fudd claimed energy bills would soar by £500 million a year if we left the EU, adding: ‘The thing about the gas market is you don’t know what shocks and what changes there can be to it.’ 559 more words


Field Trip to Craghead

“Maybe it won’t be snowing in Craghead?” my colleague joked as the snow battered our tiny car as we drove through the twisting country lanes. The sky signalled its doubt about that as it grew greyer and thicker as we headed towards the tiny village. 690 more words

Journal Special Issue on fuel poverty

This post summarises the articles that EVALUATE and CURE researchers recently contributed to a Special Issue of the journal People, Place and Policy: ‘International Perspectives on Fuel Poverty’ 664 more words

CURE Member Activities

Mumsnet Webchat with Dan Jarvis

We’re pleased to announce a webchat with Labour MP Dan Jarvis on Tuesday 26 April at 12.30pm. Dan is currently campaigning on excess winter deaths… 231 more words


Labour MEPs lead fight to tackle energy poverty and challenge 'Big Six' suppliers

MEPs on the European Parliament industry, research and energy committee today supported a Labour report calling on the EU to tackle rampant energy poverty. The report, ‘A New Deal for Energy Consumers’, aims to put people at the heart of the Energy Union and protect citizens from uncompetitive and unfair practices. 242 more words