Fuel poverty target dropped

Milne, Roger
December 2007
Utility Week;12/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p15
Trade Publication
The article discusses the findings of a progress report on Great Britain's fuel poverty strategy, published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. According to the report, at least 1.2 million vulnerable households were likely to be in fuel poverty in 2010, despite a commitment that the problem would be eradicated by then. Jenny Saunders of National Energy Action expressed concern about the government's admission that it will fail to meet its 2010 target.


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