Fuel Poverty Advisory Group

Fuel Poverty Advisory Group

an Advisory Non-Departmental Public Body. It is charged with reporting on the progress of delivery of the Government's Fuel Poverty Strategy and to propose and implement improvements to regional or local mechanisms for its delivery. Fuel poverty refers to the situation where a household cannot afford to keep warm.
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Lickorish, who is the chairman of the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group, said a Government consultation on the issue was inadequate.
Fuel Poverty Advisory Group chief Derek Lickorish said excess winter deaths jumped 29 per cent to 31,000 last year.
Derek Lickorish, chair of the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group, maintains the investment required in switching the nation's energy-generating capacity away from fossil fuels and towards nuclear and renewables, ie green levies, is driving up bills.
It comes after the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group, which advises the Government on the issue, warned that 300,000 homes would be pushed into fuel poverty at Christmas.
uk ABOUT nine million people could be in fuel poverty - spending more than 10 per cent of their income on energy bills - by 2016, Fuel Poverty Advisory Group says.
The Fuel Poverty Advisory Group (FPAG) urged Prime Minister David Cameron to take stronger action to ensure there is a more widespread and ambitious effort to tackle "spiralling" fuel poverty levels.
The Fuel Poverty Advisory Group said fuel poverty levels are worse in Wales because many households in rural areas are not connected to the national grid.
The Fuel Poverty Advisory Group (FPAG) said the latest round of energy price rises has increased the average annual energy bill by 7%, taking it to Au1,247 for direct debit customers and Au1,336 for cash and cheque customers, Sky news reported.
According to the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group, energy bills have increased by 125% in the past six years, with the number of households in fuel poverty in England quadrupling as a result.
Government advisory body the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group has recently warned that rising unemployment and higher energy prices are pushing more people into fuel poverty, in which they spend more than 10% of household income on heating.
The Government's Fuel Poverty Advisory Group said more households will be pushed into fuel poverty by the Government because of higher energy prices and growing unemployment unless the Government acts.
The Government's Fuel Poverty Advisory Group said a clear plan should be set out to meet the target of eradicating fuel poverty by 2016.