Island’s ‘fuel poor’ face energy bill record of over £2000 a year

Isle of Wight households will typically pay an extra £693 a year on their energy bills from April. The massive rise in energy bills will put a further pressure on people already facing higher prices, rising taxes and benefit cuts. For those people on prepayment meters there will be a rise from £1,309 a year to £2,017 for a typical household bill.

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Fuel Poverty Day hits Isle of Wight…

National Fuel Poverty Awareness Day – Friday 3rd December 2021

The local Footprint Trust charity are highlighting the fact that some 8,000 homes on the Isle of Wight are in fuel poverty. In reality this means that these householders are spending over ten percent of their meagre incomes on heating poorly insulated homes. Continue reading Fuel Poverty Day hits Isle of Wight…