Hundreds of thousands face fuel poverty misery due to lack of government funding - research

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Bill Payments and also in Central Government, Environment, Housing

A massive shortfall in funding for insulation programmes for low-income households will leave the Government's fuel poverty target in tatters, according to a new report published today. Research undertaken by fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) shows that hundreds of thousands of households will be living in poorly insulated properties by 2016 – the date by which the Government undertook to eradicate fuel poverty in England. The figures show that even on the most optimistic ...

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