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”
The Guardian has just published a story about a dispute over whether Scottish Power, one of the ‘Big Six’ energy companies, should be sponsoring a fuel poverty conference in Harrogate this week. Our criticism of their sponsorship can be read here. Our criticism of their sponsorship can be read here. ) Continue reading “Should a profiteering Big Six energy company sponsor a fuel poverty event?”
How corporations and the government are escalating fuel poverty and what Fuel Poverty Action are doing to fight back…
Continue reading “Turn up the heat on corporate power and complicit governments…”