Further Links

Here are some organisations and charities whose work links to fuel poverty.

All-Party Parliamentary Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency Group

A coalition of cross-party MPs and industry stakeholders committed to maintain awareness in the UK Parliament of fuel poverty issues and to comment on progress to eradicate fuel poverty.

Citizens Advice Scotland 0808 800 9060

CAS analyses the problems people bring to its advice services and campaigns for change where it is needed most.

Eaga Charitable Trust

An independent grant-giving trust that supports work that contributes to understanding and addressing the causes and effects of fuel poverty.

Energy Ombudsman

Independent ombudsman service to help resolve customer complaints / disputes with energy suppliers.

Home Energy Scotland 0808 808 2282

The Scottish Government's 'one-stop shop' to contact the network of local advice centres across Scotland which offer free and impartial energy efficiency advice and information on grants.  

National Energy Action (NEA)

EAS's sister organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NEA aims to eradicate fuel poverty and campaigns for greater investment in energy efficiency to help those who are poor or vulnerable.

Ofgem

The regulator for Britain's gas and electricity industries.

Scottish Living Wage Accreditation

The Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative aims to increase the number of employers in Scotland who are recognised for paying their staff the Living Wage.

Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum

The core task of the Forum is to advise Scottish Ministers on progress towards the 2016 target for the eradication of fuel poverty.

Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group

The Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group is a Scottish Government initiative set up to develop a vision for the eradication of fuel poverty in Scotland.

Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force

The Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force is a Scottish Government initiative to develop actions relevant to rural and remote properties to enable these to feed into the development of fuel poverty policy and inform new energy efficiency programmes which will make use of devolved powers.

Scottish House Condition Survey

Scottish Government-run housing research project, looking at both the physical condition of Scotland's homes as well as the experiences of householders. A key source of the most up to date fuel poverty statistics.