There were an estimated 658,000 households living in fuel poverty in Scotland in 2010, equivalent to 28% of all households. The Scottish Government is aiming to eradicate fuel poverty in Scotland, “as far as is practicable”, by November 2016. This briefing looks at the statistics on fuel poverty, the policy measures in place to tackle fuel poverty and the levels of spending directed at fuel poverty.
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Published: 25 January 2012