Comment from NEA, the national fuel poverty charity on The Green Deal: watching brief report, published today by the Energy and Climate Change Committee.
Today’s announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) that it will be providing £900,000 in 2013/14 to fund the creation of the ‘Big Energy Saving Network’ as part of the Government’s response to the discussion document ‘ensuring a better deal for energy consumers’ is welcomed by the UK fuel poverty charity, NEA.
NEA, the national fuel poverty charity is urging the Government to implement a coherent, efficient and adequately resourced strategy to tackle the problems faced by those unable to heat their homes affordably, despite an apparent drop in the number of fuel poor households.
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As temperatures plummet, fuel poverty charity NEA is urging the Government to step back from ending insulation and heating grants for vulnerable people struggling to afford their energy bills.
The UK’s leading fuel poverty charity is delighted that Jenny Saunders has received an OBE for services to the fuel poor and vows to carry on with its work until fuel poverty is eradicated in all UK households.
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that despite the UK experiencing a relatively mild winter in 2011-12, there were still 24,000 excess winter deaths in England and Wales.
National Energy Action (NEA) welcomes a landmark report published today by two leading independent consultants, Verco and Cambridge Econometrics (on behalf of Consumer Focus), which demonstrates that by tackling fuel poverty it is not only possible to improve millions of people’s lives, it can significantly boost the economy and local employment.
With temperatures plummeting and energy bills continuing to soar, fuel poverty charity National Energy Action is using Big Energy Saving Week to urge all households to check if they are eligible for free help to improve the heating and insulation of their properties this winter.
Fuel Poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) today expressed great sadness at the death of Malcolm Wicks MP.
With the weather getting colder and winter approaching fast, national fuel poverty charity NEA is urging all older people to take action now to ensure they are warm and comfortable in their homes.
Comments from national fuel poverty charity NEA on Government proposals to change the official definition of fuel poverty
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In response to official Government figures published today showing that 3.5 million households in England were in fuel poverty in 2010, National Energy Action’s Chief Executive, Jenny Saunders, commented:
As temperatures plummet, the UK’s leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action launches Fuel Poverty Awareness Day urging all households struggling to heat their homes to seek help immediately and avoid needless suffering.
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a massive 38 per cent increase in deaths across England and Wales during the arctic cold snap experienced last December, the coldest in over 100 years.
National Fuel Poverty Charity’s Reaction to Fuel Poverty Review Interim Report
An annual report that monitors fuel poverty across the UK has today been published, highlighting the fact that the relentless increase in the scale of fuel poverty across all four nations of the UK continues despite the efforts of the Westminster Government and the devolved administrations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The UK Government is committed to a number of statutory objectives relating to energy security, renewables, climate change and fuel poverty. Compliance with this mix of environmental and social obligations has proven to be both challenging and costly and will continue to be so if Government objectives are to be attained.
The UK’s leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) has today welcomed Energy Minster Chris Huhne’s pledge that the needs of fuel poor households will be prioritised in the proposed Green Deal, due to be launched next year.
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