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Over two million people face winter energy cutoffs due to affordability issues. Vulnerable groups, including lone parents and renters, struggle most. As current government support falls short, community-led initiatives prove more effective in addressing fuel poverty.
Bruce Adamson, Scotland’s Children and Young People’s Commissioner, has today written to Ofgem challenging its decision to raise the energy price cap and expressing his deep concern about the dire consequences that soaring rates of fuel poverty will have on children.
Ofgem on notice of court action if it fails to comply with legal duties to protect vulnerable customers3 min read
The country is in the midst of an unprecedented cost-of-living crisis, with 35 million people under threat of fuel poverty in the coming months. Ofgem has a duty to protect consumers, particularly those who are vulnerable.
The current climate protests blocking fuel depots across England and disrupting supplies may lead to demand-led shortages if panic buying ensues.