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Cold Homes Kill More People Than Alcohol, Road Accidents Or Drug Abuse

March 25th, 2015

Britain’s freezing homes are a silent killer, the Government has been warned. During the Coalition Government’s five years in power, 46,700 people died simply because they live in cold homes. Read more

Energy efficiency support for fuel poor plummets 80%

February 3rd, 2015

  • 80% decrease in help to make cold homes more energy efficient
  • 4 million poor families left out in the cold with no support in next decade
  • Energy Bill Revolution demands that the next Government makes home energy efficiency the UK’s priority infrastructure spending priority
Inefficient and unambitious Government programmes have resulted in a dramatic 80% decrease in help available for those with freezing homes. Read more

Time to end Britain’s cold home crisis, politicians told

February 1st, 2015

Business and charity bosses today call on the political parties to make properly insulating Britain’s homes a non-negotiable priority for whoever forms the next Government. Read more

One in Five Mothers Have to Make Heartbreaking Choice Between Heating and Eating This Christmas

December 22nd, 2014

Net Mums Release Vsm Fuel poverty campaigners demand that politicians use infrastructure funds to make UK homes super energy efficient

  • Half of mums cut back on Christmas presents due to energy bill worries 
  • Energy bills worry mothers more than their mortgage or food budget this Christmas
  • Over 70% concerned for the heath of their children or elderly this winter due to cold homes 
  • 97% believe political leaders have ‘no idea’ what it is like to live in a cold home
  • 1 in 5 forced to choose between heating their homes and feeding their families
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Ed Matthew, Director, Transform UK

The Energy Bill Revolution is an alliance campaign coordinated by Transform UK, a programme of the sustainable development organisation E3G. Transform UK works to build alliances to accelerate investment into the low carbon economy in the most socially just way.