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Fuel Poverty

Interactive fuel poverty map

Find out more about the percentage of households in fuel poverty in your local area, and how this compares to the rest of the UK.  Click here or on the image below to use the tool (launches in a new window): (Politics.co.uk has used the current 2019 data to visualise the rates of fuel poverty in each…

A cold Christmas: Quarter of a million children to go hungry this winter

A quarter of a million children will go hungry this Christmas. That is just one of the headlines from the Childhood Trust’s ‘Cold, Hungry and Stressed’ report, outlining the shocking levels of poverty families across London have been plunged into ahead of the festive season. Laurence Guinness, chief executive of The Childhood Trust, outlined some…

Campaigners say fuel poverty could hit 22% of England’s households

The End Fuel Poverty Coalition campaign group has said that fuel poverty could become endemic in the UK unless swift action is taken. New data from the group shows that one in five households will be forced into fuel poverty as Ofgem’s energy price hike is set to hit thousands from 1 October. A new…

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