fuel poverty

Boris Johnson rejects calls for VAT cut to ease energy crisis – but emergency fund could be on way
Energy crisis

Boris Johnson rejects calls for VAT cut to ease energy crisis – but emergency fund could be on way

Boris Johnson took aim at Angela Rayner when she demanded VAT be scrapped, but reports suggest support for struggling families could be on the way.

Families could be spending £550 extra on energy bills next year
energy crisis

Families could be spending £550 extra on energy bills next year

Already eye-watering energy bills are set to double as thousands of households face falling into fuel poverty.

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter
Politics

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter

Brits are facing unaffordable fuel bills, expensive groceries and stagnant pay. Here’s what you need to know about the UK cost of living crisis.

Private renters fear landlords won’t claim grant to upgrade boilers and cut energy costs
Environment

Private renters fear landlords won’t claim grant to upgrade boilers and cut energy costs

Net zero: Thousands of northern households could be left out in the cold
Environment

Net zero: Thousands of northern households could be left out in the cold

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Up to 1.5 million fuel poor households don’t qualify for the warm home discount
Social Justice

Up to 1.5 million fuel poor households don’t qualify for the warm home discount

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’
Housing

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’

How to keep heating costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill
News

How to keep heating costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill

Power for the people: It’s time to renationalise the UK energy system
Opinion

Power for the people: It’s time to renationalise the UK energy system

Revealed: The worst areas for fuel poverty in England as energy price cap hiked
Social Justice

Revealed: The worst areas for fuel poverty in England as energy price cap hiked

Energy crisis shines a light on fuel poverty impacting millions of families
Opinion

Energy crisis shines a light on fuel poverty impacting millions of families

Energy crisis: What you should do about high bills and your supplier
Money

Energy crisis: What you should do about high bills and your supplier

Demand for energy bills advice soars by 9,000% amid gas crisis
Social Justice

Demand for energy bills advice soars by 9,000% amid gas crisis

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Warm homes should be ‘public health priority’ to fight fuel poverty
News

Warm homes should be ‘public health priority’ to fight fuel poverty

600,000 people have fallen into fuel poverty during the pandemic
News

600,000 people have fallen into fuel poverty during the pandemic

Fuel poverty in the UK: The causes, figures and solutions
News

Fuel poverty in the UK: The causes, figures and solutions

Nicola Sturgeon maps out £54.5 million route to ending fuel poverty
News

Nicola Sturgeon maps out £54.5 million route to ending fuel poverty

SNP to set up public energy company
Politics

SNP to set up public energy company