13% of Bracknell Forest households are considered to be in fuel poverty – new analysis
New analysis from Bracknell Forest Labour reveals a staggering 6,500 households are now in fuel poverty. The average fuel poverty gap – the reduction in fuel costs needed for a household to not be in fuel poverty – across the region is £263.
The news comes as Labour calls on the Chancellor to bring in a proper windfall tax on energy giants to fund package of support for energy bills including new measure to pass on savings to households immediately, by stopping the energy price cap going up from April.
If you want to dive into the detail, the Governments’s fuel poverty figures are published here: Fuel Poverty Data