Earlier this year we started trialling ‘Energy Rights training sessions’ with the Kilburn Unemployed Workers’ Group and Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth.Now we’re holding 2 energy rights training session in London in the coming weeks.
-with the Hackney Housing Group on Saturday 29th at 2pm, this session will also have Portugese translation.
-with the Bricklayers Residents & Tenants Group on Wednesday 3rd December
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On the day the government reveals how many people died last year from the effects of fuel poverty, join Fuel Poverty Action and Reclaim the Power to demand ‘No More Deaths from Fuel Poverty: Energy Rights Now!’
Continue reading “Join the Day of Action against winter deaths on 28th November”
On the evening of Monday 27 October, over a hundred people piled into committee room 12 in the Houses of Parliament for the launch of Fuel Poverty Action’s Energy Bill of Rights. First revealed back in May at a protest outside the British Gas Annual General Meeting held just around the corner, the Energy Bill of Rights is an eight point charter that aims to re-assert what should be basic and standard rights to clean, affordable, democratically controlled energy for everyone.
Continue reading “Fuel Poverty Action's launch of the Energy Bill of Rights: A Grassroots Movement for Energy Justice Comes In From the Cold”
You, your friends, family, neighbours, and local community group, are warmly invited to Fuel Poverty Action’s launch of our Energy Bill of Rights at Parliament on Monday 27th October at 5pm. Put the date in your diary, drop us an email to let us know you’re coming, and help us get more sign ups for our Energy Bill with a difference!
Register and get your free Eventbrite ticket here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fuel-poverty-actions-energy-bill-of-rights-launch-event-tickets-13285636697
Continue reading “Launching the Energy Bill of Rights”
See also Haringey Housing Action Group’s great blog on the action here
This afternoon Haringey Housing Action Group and Fuel Poverty Action paid a visit to social landlords Shian housing association to demand they take action to replace dodgy boilers that are guzzling up residents’ money.
Continue reading “Shian housing – new boilers now, end fuel poverty!”
Complaints against energy companies have reached a record high as people refuse to tolerate rip-off bills and bullying from the Big 6 energy profiteers. Yet, for residents on Myatts Field North estate in south London, there is no escape from E.ON who have a monopoly on the estate’s heating and hot water under a Private Finance Initiative.
Residents on the estate are holding a day of action against the PFI ‘regeneration’ scheme under the banner ‘Our Health, Our Lives, Our Homes’ to highlight their significant concerns with the project. Fuel Poverty Action will be supporting their action. Join us on Friday 25th July at 10am, at Bramah Green Community Centre, Myatts Field North, SW9 7RG.
Continue reading “E.ON – Hands Off Our Homes!”
A member of our group has recently returned from Germany to learn all about energy and housing struggles in Germany and other European countries.
Continue reading “Fuel Poverty Action and lessons from Germany”
British Gas shareholders gathered at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference centre in Westminster on May 12th for the Centrica AGM. So too did dozens of us- in fact over 20 anti-austerity, anti-privitisation and environmental groups came out for our ‘Bin British Gas: Put Power in Public Hands!’ protest.
Continue reading “#BinBritishGas: What went on outside the British Gas AGM 12th May”
Labour leader Ed Milliband announced on Tuesday that Labour would seek to freeze energy prices for 20 months from 2015 and introduce a new energy regulator if the Labour party win the general election in two years time. Continue reading “The big price freeze: 20 months is not enough, we need affordable energy and a safe climate for the long term”