Cold homes are killing people

“… people in the UK were more likely to die from a cold home than in a road traffic accident during the cold snap last winter a report found. …

… the particularly cold spell between February 28 and March 3, dubbed the beast from the east, also left thousands of households stranded without access to support. …

We heard frequent reports of vulnerable people being discharged from hospital to homes with no light or heat. This is despite national guidance to the contrary.”

National Energy Action, as quoted in Sunday Times (pay wall)

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