‘Seven million people living in fuel poverty’

A total of seven million people, including 2.2 million children, are living in fuel poverty in England. New figures released today claim the number of children “growing up cold” has risen by 26% – or 460,000 – compared to a year ago. One in five Brits have switched off their heating this winter to save […]

PM’s fuel poverty attempts ‘doomed to fail’

More than a hundred UK businesses, energy companies, charities and unions have joined forces to warn David Cameron his attempts to tackle fuel poverty in the country are “doomed to fail”. In a letter to the Prime Minister, members of the Energy Bill Revolution campaign are urging him to do more to help fuel poor […]

Quarter of families turn heating off for food

Nearly a quarter of mums have had to choose between feeding their families and heating their homes this winter due to rising energy bills. A new poll of 1,000 people by a pressure group claims 23% of people had to face the choice of picking food over heating, with eight out of ten families rationing […]