You can download The Fuel Poverty Coalition’s countdown to affordable warmth – An agenda for the new Welsh Government, here FPCC Countdown
Fuel Poverty campaigners are calling on the Welsh Government to prioritise households in severe fuel poverty as they face rising prices this coming winter. Currently, 61,000 homes in Wales are living in severe fuel poverty spending £1 in every £5 on keeping their home warm. And with energy experts predicting that other suppliers will follow [...]
Response to the publication of the End Child Poverty Network Cymru’s Fairness Test for Wales, on behalf of the Fuel Poverty Coalition for Wales.
Jane Davidson AM, Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing launched the new Fuel Poverty Strategy 2010 to eradicate Fuel Poverty by 2018. The strategy will target the most inefficient properties and most vulnerable households in Wales. Please click to read full statement by the minister…
The Fuel Poverty Coalition has issued the following statement in response to the publication of the Welsh Assembly Government’s new fuel poverty strategy. Nuria Zolle, chair of the Wales Fuel Poverty Charter Coalition said: “The coalition welcomes the publication of the Fuel Poverty Strategy – this is an important document which has been a long [...]
Minister for the Environment, Jane Davidson AM has said that the winter fuel payment should include other vulnerable people in addition to the elderly.She said “I think there is a case for a wider group to receive the winter fuel payment”, echoing one of the key demands of the Welsh Fuel Poverty Charter to extend [...]
Today in the Senedd, the Assembly debated issues concerning Fuel Poverty and Energy Conservation, with Mark Isherwood AM (Con) tabling a debate concerning the Fuel Poverty Charter in Wales. The member for North Wales, in conjunction with the Fuel Poverty coalition and Assembly Members, called on ‘the National Assembly for Wales supports the fuel poverty charter [...]
An an article for Waleshome.org, Gareth Price, a member of the Coaltion asks whether in these difficult times, we can afford to eradicate fuel poverty.
The Welsh Assembly Government has published ONS research data concerning excess winter deaths in Wales. The statistics include data for England and Wales for the winter period 2008/2009, based upon statistics released by the on 24th November 2009. The period 2008-2009, witnessed a 74% increase in excess winter deaths in Wales from 1,440 in the [...]
The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has issued a response to the Fuel Poverty Charter