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National Energy Action (NEA) Database for the dissemination of fuel poverty information A study in July 2005 between NEA, and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at the University of Oxford published findings from a scoping study, which examined curr ...

WMPHO Public Health Information Workshop- Excess winter deaths and Inequalities in Life Expectancy

West Midlands Public Health Observatory (WMPHO) Excess winter deaths and Inequalities in Life Expectancy Excess winter deaths and Inequalities in Life Expectancy http://www.apho.org.uk/resource/item.aspx?RID=44348 © West Midlands Public Health Observatory ...

Commentary: How to Tackle Fuel Poverty

Helm, D. Fuel poverty, Oil, Living standards Back in 2000 John Prescott committed the government to eliminate fuel poverty by 2010—just when the oil price had doubled. This ambition became statutory and was formalised as a target for the eradication of fu ...

Energy Prices, Fuel Poverty and Ofgem (Vol. 1)

House of Commons Business and Enterprise Committee ECONOMICS, FUEL POVERTY, INDUSTRY, ENERGY MARKET The Business & Enterprise Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department for B ...

Fuel Poverty Methodology Documentation

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Fuel poverty, Income This document describes the methodology used to calculate the 2003 fuel poverty figures for England. It is the result of a work stream launched following an independent review ...

Identifying Fuel Poverty Using Objective and Subjective Measures

Waddams Price, C., Brazier, K., Pham, K., Mathieu, L. and Wang, W. Fuel poverty, Vulnerable households The UK Government is committed to abolishing fuel poverty amongst vulnerable households by the year 2010 and in the general population by 2016, but defi ...

Prepayment Meters (Policy Position Paper)

National Energy Action (NEA) Prepayment meters in use in Great Britain There are 5.9 million prepayment meters in use in Great Britain. 14% of electricity consumers (3.6 million) and 10.4% of gas consumers (2.2 million) use prepayment. The numbers install ...

Social Action Plan Annual Review (2005)

Ofgem Review of the work on the Social Action Plan over its last year According to the latest figures available, in 2002 around two and a quarter million households in Great Britain were in fuel poverty. These figures are expected to have increased by aro ...

The Wrong Direction: How UK Fuel Poverty Policy Lost its Way, Sixth Year Report

UK Fuel Poverty Monitor, National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland Recommendations for a strategy to achieve fuel poverty targets This issue of the UK Fuel Poverty Monitor has a dual purpose- to present the current situation in the constitue ...

UK Fuel Poverty Strategy (FPS)

UK Fuel Poverty Strategy (FPS) Government strategy to end fuel poverty for vulnerable households by 2010 This document sets out the Government's Fuel Poverty Strategy. It focuses primarily on measures to improve energy efficiency and reduce the costs ...

UK Fuel Poverty Strategy Annual Progress Reports (2003-2008)

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Progress on meeting the targets set out in the UK Fuel Poverty Strategy The UK Government produces annual reports of progress towards meeting the targets set out in the UK Fuel Poverty Strategy. T ...

Excess Winter Deaths

Eastern Region Public Health Observatory (ERPHO) CLIMATE, FUEL POVERTY, OLDER PEOPLE, WEATHER Excess winter deaths is defined as the number of deaths in the 4 winter months (December-March) minus the expected number of deaths in 4 months based on the aver ...

Excess Winter Deaths in the East Midlands

East Midlands Public Health Observatory (EMPHO) CLIMATE, FUEL POVERTY, HOSPITAL ADMISSION, OLDER PEOPLE Excess winter deaths is the number of deaths in the four winter months (December-March) minus the expected number of deaths in four months based on the ...

How Much: The Cost of Alleviating Fuel Poverty

Preston, I., Moore, R. and Guertler, P. FUEL POVERTY, INCOME Starting with the central question of 'How Much?' it would cost to alleviate fuel poverty in England, this study has shown that an investment of £4.6bn would result in the application ...

Proportionality of Social Tariffs and Rebates

Cornwall Energy Review of the current and proposed voluntary social tariffs and rebate offered by the Big Six suppliers of electricity and gas for fuel poor consumers Energywatch asked Cornwall Energy late in October 2007 to review the current and propose ...

Social Tariffs – A Solution to Fuel Poverty

Baker, W. The results of research undertaken by the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) and National Right to Fuel Campaign (NRFC) into the implications of fuel companies' social tariffs for fuel poverty policy This report outlines the results of res ...

Family Resources Survey (FRS)

Department for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom EMPLOYMENT, FINANCE, INCOME, MONITORING The Family Resources Survey is a continuous annual survey that collects information on the incomes and circumstances of private households in the United Kingdom (or G ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Market Segmentation and Mapping

National Obesity Observatory BEHAVIOUR, OBESITY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WEIGHT The 'Healthy Weight Healthy Lives: Consumer Insight Summary', published in November 2008, describes market research into families' attitudes and behaviours relating ...

Standard Evaluation Framework for weight management interventions: Core Criteria

National Obesity Observatory Essential criteria for evaluating a weight management intervention The National Obesity Observatory was established to provide a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data and evidence related t ...

Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children [CG189]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Clinical guidelines on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity. The NICE clinical guideline on the prevention, identification, assessment and managem ...