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Warm Justice: Sustainable solutions to fuel poverty


It’s over 20 years since fuel poverty was first identified as a distinctive and pernicious form of poverty. Yet it has only recently come to prominence on the policy agenda. Only five years ago, indeed, some ministers were still questioning the very concept. But there’s now a great deal of effort under way to tackle it, involving not just government but NGOs, energy suppliers, and local councils, too. This Special Supplement brings together the views of many of those involved, asks what still needs to be done, and whether the government is taking the right approach.