Cold homes kill over a thousand people as families struggle to stay warm

Cold damp homes blamed for excess winter deaths.

Citizens Advice reports 150,000 rise in number of people needing crisis support

Support includes referrals to food banks and charitable grants.

One energy prepayment-meter customer cut off every ten seconds

Nearly one in five homes that ran out of credit last year spent two or more days in the dark and cold.

Shocking 74% rise in number of homeless people in temporary accommodation

There are at least 271,000 homeless individuals in England.

DWP announce more details on next round of cost of living payments

Campaigners say announcement amounts to a cut in the support available to households in fuel poverty next winter.

Nine Million UK Adults Forced To Live In ‘Dickension Conditions’ This Winter

Millions of people in the UK are living in cold damp homes, according to new research.

Uprating benefits inline with inflation ‘crucial’ to helping 10 million families with cost of living crisis

"Surging food prices have driven a return to double-digit inflation across Britain."

Fuel poverty could hit 11million households as protesters gather at Downing Street

Petition signed by more than 600,000 people calls for a 'universal basic energy allowance'.

Carers plunged into debt and unable to afford food, charity says

Government urged to increase the financial support available to unpaid family carers.

‘Millions set to be plunged into dire fuel poverty this winter’

Additional £14bn needed to protect families from severe fuel poverty this winter.

Over half of children arriving at school hungry, survey finds

More children are arriving at school without having had breakfast.

Food banks fear being overwhelmed this winter as demand rockets

Food banks worry that they may have to start turning hungry people away.

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