The government is seeking to avoid a potential fuel strike during Easter, amid claims that its statements are causing panic.
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This Monday 250 industry leaders and key stakeholders will meet in Scarborough to debate the issues affecting the 4.5 million UK households in fuel poverty, as part of leading fuel poverty charity NEA’s 3-day Annual Conference.
Today’s news that budget airline Ryanair has seen a 29 per cent drop in profits as a result high fuel costs comes as no surprise to the Road Haulage Association.
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:
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.