If you pay >10% of income on household energy, you are in fuel poverty If typical energy bills rise to £4,500 in January, that means anyone on a gross salary of £65,000 or below could be in fuel poverty Over 90% of all UK full time employees earn under £65k #bbcwato #wato

Aug 10, 2022 · 12:18 PM UTC

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EXCLUSIVE: Shocking new figures show that more than half of all households in the UK will be forced into fuel poverty as energy prices continue to rise to ridiculous levels mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/sh…
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The % of households falling into fuel poverty in January, by region. So much for ‘levelling up’
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This seems like something that should be headline news every day until it's no longer relevant.
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In England a household in a property with an energy efficiency rating of C or better (around half of dwellings) cannot be defined as being in fuel poverty, regardless of their income or the level of energy prices. #bbcr4wato
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Soooo.. should we Chuck a France? I mean seems like the only option left...
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In the south west me and the wife work full time and barely make 40k between us
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Even if you don't pay rent or a mortgage?