UK’s elderly urged to sign up to Cold Weather Priority initiative

It allows the vulnerable to be prioritised when it comes to delivering fuel supplies during winter months

Scotland ‘must lift thousands out of fuel poverty’

Citizens Advice Scotland have called for a consumer helpline to be set up to help solve the problem

EU efficiency improvements ‘could avoid 27,500 premature deaths by 2030’

These changes could also save up to €2.5bn due to premature mortality from indoor cold

UK Government ‘to miss fuel poverty target by at least 60 years’

Think tank IPPR is calling for a ‘fundamental reform’ of the Energy Company Obligation scheme

Scotland sets target to cut fuel poverty to 5% by 2040

The nation will focus on targeting low income households and implementing effective efficiency measures

UK’s fuel poverty gap ‘to expand by 9% in 2018’

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said the growth would be ‘mainly driven by increases in fuel prices’

Northern Ireland halved fuel poverty between 2011 and 2016

The Housing Executive said the improvement was largely due to lower average fuel prices, improved energy efficiency and increased income

Scottish Government pledges £54.5m for energy efficiency

Landlords of privately rented properties must achieve higher energy efficiency ratings by 2025

‘UK public are unaware of support for vulnerable energy users’

A new survey shows around 78% of consumers are unaware they could gain access to special discounted tariffs if they fall behind on payments

UK Government launches £6bn energy efficiency package

Two consultations have been launched on the Energy Company Obligation and Warm Home Discount schemes