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Defining Fuel Poverty in Northern Ireland: A Preliminary Review

Creator:

Liddell, C., Morris, C., McKenzie, P. and Rae, G., University of Ulster

Subject Keywords: COST EFFECTIVENESS, EMPLOYMENT, FUEL POVERTY, HOUSEHOLD, PARTNERSHIPS, WELLBEING
Topic: Fuel Poverty
Fuel Poverty
Chronic Conditions
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

Measures to tackle fuel poverty in Northern Ireland over the past decade have been effective but much more needs to be done, new research carried out by the University of Ulster has revealed.‘Defining Fuel Poverty: A Preliminary Review’, which was commissioned by the Department of Social Development, was launched at the Stormont Hotel by the DSD Minister Nelson McCausland.Christine Liddell, Professor of Psychology at the University of Ulster, led the independent Preliminary Review of fuel poverty, which is one of three being carried out across the UK.She said: “While efforts to tackle fuel poverty in Northern Ireland have made measurable inroads – the severity of fuel poverty remains profound for many households.“The Preliminary Review concludes, based on the extensive evidence gathered, that past and present approaches to tackling fuel poverty in Northern Ireland have delivered a highly cost-effective programme of housing regeneration. Returns from investment in Warm Homes and similar programmes include:-       substantial impacts on human health and well-being;-       significant savings on energy bills for thousands of households;-       measurable returns in terms of job creation;-       a widening of opportunities for consolidating partnerships across the public and private sector.

Date:

07/09/2011

DOI:

10.14655/11971-95517

Rights: © University of Ulster
Suggested citation:

Liddell, C., Morris, C., McKenzie, P. and Rae, G., University of Ulster. (2011) Defining Fuel Poverty in Northern Ireland: A Preliminary Review [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/95517 [Accessed: 23rd October 2019].

  

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