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First Comprehensive Study of Scottish Projects Dealing with the Health Implications of Fuel Poverty

02-02-2017

The vital and sometimes life-saving work carried out by dozens of organisations across Scotland that tackle health issues caused by fuel poverty has been mapped in a new report published today, Thursday 02 February 2017.

‘Health-Related Fuel Poverty Schemes in Scotland’ (1) has been co-authored by Shelter Scotland and Energy Action Scotland.

The authors say they hope the learnings from the report – such as the difficulties in accessing what can be short-term, ad hoc funding and dealing with data-protection issues – will lead to a more cohesive, national approach for tackling fuel poverty-related health issues.

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