Fuel poverty

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Sir David Amess obituary
Dedicated Conservative politician who served as Southend West’s MP for nearly 25 years

Stephen Bates

17, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Gather winter fuel payments for hard-hit families | Brief letters
Brief letters: Universal credit | Out-of-touch Tories | Uni | Trousers

Letters

07, Oct, 2021 @4:07 PM

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‘Grown men come in here crying’: how Tory cuts have hit Blackpool hard
While the party conference ponders poverty, the town’s most deprived face being £1,000 a year worse off

Helen Pidd North of England editor

05, Oct, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Gordon Brown warns 3.5m households face fuel poverty this winter
Former prime minister says 2021 ‘worst time to be poor’ as he calls for support for struggling households

Larry Elliott Economics editor

03, Oct, 2021 @1:42 PM

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Energy firm Bulb under fire for monthly bill rises of up to 80%
Many Bulb customers are being forced to pay much higher direct debit payments, despite being hundreds of pounds in credit

Rupert Jones

02, Oct, 2021 @4:38 PM

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UK’s new £500m winter hardship fund branded as ‘sticking plaster’
Charities and Labour call grants for struggling families an ‘11th-hour bid to save face’ as furlough and benefit cuts loom

Patrick Butler and Jasper Jolly

30, Sep, 2021 @10:53 AM

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UK fuel prices hit eight-year high as petrol stations run dry
Average price of litre of petrol rises from 135.9p on Friday to 136.6p on Sunday, with further jump expected

Richard Partington and Rob Davies

27, Sep, 2021 @6:20 PM

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UK households face second record energy bill rise
Analysts predict a further 14% jump for spring 2022 on top of next month’s scheduled £139 rise

Jillian Ambrose

21, Sep, 2021 @1:04 PM

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‘More than tricky winter’ ahead, warns Hague as energy bills soar
Former Tory leader says shortages are inevitable and calls for elite ministerial team to tackle crisis

Jessica Elgot and Matthew Weaver

21, Sep, 2021 @8:23 AM

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UK energy bills to rise after record wholesale electricity prices
Analysis by Imperial College London adds to concerns about more households being pushed into fuel poverty

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

02, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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To the family choosing whether to heat or eat, the energy cap isn’t ‘fair’ at all
The Ofgem cap is set to rise to unaffordable levels for households let down by this government’s energy failures

01, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Calls for social tariff on UK energy bills as rises push extra half million homes into fuel poverty
With global gas prices at 16-year high, cash-strapped consumers are braced for soaring costs this winter

Jillian Ambrose

31, Jul, 2021 @4:03 PM

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