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Research reveals the financial difficulties faced by older people struggling to keep their homes warm as winter approaches.
Health of low-income households at risk as funding cuts slash support for replacing and repairing boilers, pressure group warns.
Campaigners call on the Scottish Government to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland's homes.
Charities call for an urgent summit to work to resolve the growing crisis of fuel poverty in the UK.
Tories urged to act as one in 10 households is fuel poor, rising to about one in five for those renting from private landlords.
Half of low-income families are still struggling with the cost of keeping their homes warm, according to new research.
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.
Vulnerable and fuel poor Scottish households are set to benefit from a new £224 million scheme, which could make it easier and cheaper to heat their homes.
A toxic combination of unaffordable energy prices, low incomes and poor quality housing have resulted in poorer households being unable to adequately heat their homes.
An additional £20 million will be invested to cut fuel poverty and improve the energy efficiency of Scotland’s housing.
Just over 1.1 million working households in England are now classed as 'fuel poor'.
Campaigners claim the big freeze is caused by a combination of rising energy prices and changes to the welfare system