15 Feb 2024

Energy crisis: UK fuel poverty forcing people to food banks

High energy bills have been fuelling the pain for those hit hard by the cost-of-living crisis.

Gas and electricity prices may have fallen, but new data shows more than three million households were still in fuel poverty last year – meaning they’re living in draughty homes and struggling to pay their bills.

We’ve been to Coventry, where 20% of households are in fuel poverty.