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Health of low-income households at risk as funding cuts slash support for replacing and repairing boilers, pressure group warns.
Protection for 17m families paying most expensive tariff, which Tories promised in election campaign, has been dropped.
Tories urged to act as one in 10 households is fuel poor, rising to about one in five for those renting from private landlords.
Pensioners and others who qualify for help to meet higher winter fuel bills are not being paid until end of February or March.
George Osborne and Sajid Javid want more competition to drive down prices, as Labour claims thousands could lose out due to in-work benefit cuts.
Chancellor unveils new "living wage" but hits the poor with sweeping cuts to welfare and in-work benefits.
Fuel voucher for families who use prepayment meters will be available to those in crisis referred to food banks by welfare advice agencies, GPs and social workers.