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UK fuel poverty deaths ‘horrifying’

Press TV New research has revealed that the number of British people who die due to fuel poverty is three times more than what the government has estimated, with campaigners calling the number “horrifying.” A research study carried out by … Continue reading

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End energy profiteering: The rich get richer, the poor get colder

Simon Read Independent More than 5.5 million households are suffering under fuel poverty, many being forced to choose between heating or eating. Meanwhile the Big Six energy suppliers increased their profit margins by 733 per cent in just three months … Continue reading

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Cancer patients ‘relying on charity handouts’ for fuel

Source: BBC News Cancer patients are relying more on charity handouts as they struggle to pay rising fuel bills, figures reveal. Macmillan Cancer Support said it had paid out £2,548,563 to 12,669 cancer patients during 2011, up from £1.4m to … Continue reading

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