Fuel poverty

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Cost of living crisis: protests to launch across the UK
Enough is Enough campaign garners 300,000 signs-ups with 50 rallies planned next week across Britain

Zoe Wood

12, Aug, 2022 @12:07 PM

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UK energy bills – six ways to reduce the impact of soaring prices
Be it a loft insulation drive or a lower price cap, there are many ways to help – but action must be swift and extensive

Phillip Inman and Alex Lawson

10, Aug, 2022 @5:55 PM

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Civil disobedience is now the only option on energy bills | Letter
Letter: Extreme circumstances call for drastic measures, says Jessamine Ainsworth pensioner, who is worried about what this winter will mean for vulnerable people like her

Letters

09, Aug, 2022 @5:20 PM

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Worried about bills this winter? In Truss’s Titanic economics, only the rich will get a life raft | Frances Ryan
With a national catastrophe looming, the Tory leadership candidates have adopted a muscular ‘anti-welfare’ stance, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

09, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the dog days of Boris Johnson’s premiership: crises, which crises? | Editorial
Editorial: As the Conservative party talks to itself, a chance to grip the challenges of the autumn and winter is being wasted

Editorial

08, Aug, 2022 @5:23 PM

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To pay or not to pay exorbitant energy bills | Letters
Letters: People should seek help from their energy supplier first to avoid the consequences of refusing to pay, advises Robert Dow, while John Nicholson recalls the effect of the poll tax protests

Letters

08, Aug, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Britain is entering a profound social emergency. Why is nobody acting like it? | John Harris
We are entering an era of mass fuel poverty and ‘warm banks’ – and complacent leaders have left a dangerous political vacuum, says the Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

07, Aug, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Fuel poverty is creating a left-out generation that will never recover from the scars | Gordon Brown
Only an emergency budget can prevent millions more families from falling into destitution that will mark their children for decades

Gordon Brown

06, Aug, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Enough is enough: this winter I will be refusing to pay my energy bills | Christopher
Tens of thousands of Britons have made a pledge to the Don’t Pay campaign. It’s a last resort, but we’ve no other choice, says Christopher (a pseudonym)

Christopher

04, Aug, 2022 @1:20 PM

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Rent strikes and bill boycotts are a great in principle - but I’d end up with no electricity and an eviction notice | James
I’m on a pre-pay energy meter in a rented flat so I could only dream of radical action. No, people like me will have to carry on grinning and bearing it, says James from London

James

04, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Food and fuel poverty has more than tripled in a year, says Citizens Advice
Huge rise in numbers forced to choose between eating and heating in UK, says charity

Rob Davies

30, Jul, 2022 @1:03 PM

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Tell us: how have you been affected by fuel protests?
We would like to hear from people involved in or affected by the protests in Wales, Devon and Essex

Guardian community team

04, Jul, 2022 @9:18 AM

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