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Did 110,000 people end up in hospital because they couldn’t heat their homes?

Increasing energy bills have left many struggling to keep their homes warm during the winter

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Fracking 2 years ago

Gas and electricity price freeze would ‘damage UK’

Former head of BP says energy companies need to make profits to be able to reinvest in energy infrastructure

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Utility bills 2 years ago

Rotherham residents back energy petition

Residents back campaign for the government to freeze energy prices, as well as receiving warm packs and information on how to stay warm this winter

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Fuel poverty 2 years ago

Huge increase in winter deaths

Figures released today show an increase of 29% in the number of excess winter deaths between 2012 and 2013

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Fuel poverty 2 years ago

Experts need to agree on strategy to tackle cold home crisis

A number of organisations have met to look at ways to tackle fuel poverty and the cold home crisis that saw some 24,000 deaths linked to cold weather in 2011 and 2012

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Fuel poverty 2 years ago

Government calls for Brits to keep heating on this winter

Cold weather plan urges people to keep their homes warm in an attempt to prevent thousands of deaths

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Fuel poverty 2 years ago

UK fuel poverty levels second only to Estonia

Research shows Britain has a higher number of people struggling to pay their energy bills than every European country bar one

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Fuel poverty 2 years ago

MPs criticise energy companies over fuel poverty concerns

Recent reports highlight fuel poverty in certain areas of the country as key issues to address, particularly in light of energy suppliers’ rising profits

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Energy prices 2 years ago

Fuel poverty gap doubles to £438 in 10 years

Gap between what bills are and what households can afford spikes under new measuring system

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Fuel poverty 2 years ago

MPs criticise Ofgem; call for more transparent energy industry

A committee of MPs has criticized the energy regulator for applying 'a light touch approach' to the energy market

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