"gathering winter fuel"


Too Poor to Stay Warm  - Panorama 26th March 2016
BBC's Panorama in depth look at fuel poverty highlighted a number of problems.


Facts and Figures
Household Energy Efficiency figures - regular updates on instalation of energy saving installations

South West highest for Winter Deaths.
Figures released by the National Office of Statistics last November put the South West Region highest on the list for "Excess Winter Deaths", with Wales the lowest.

Carers and Fuel Poverty
In a survey of carers with an income of less than £30.000 Carers UK found 62% are in fuel poverty and 52% cut back on food

2.35 million households in fuel poverty
A slight reduction from 2014, put down to rising pensions/benefit payments.

Fuel Poverty