The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a consultation report in September 2019 – ‘Consultation on the Fuel Poverty strategy for England’. (Fuel poverty strategy for England: consultation (  .In the report they highlighted eight areas to consult on in order to formulate a future policy/strategy to address and tackle fuel poverty.

The eight areas where – 

  • Improving energy efficiency standards in fuel poor homes
  • Working together to help the fuel poor through partnership and learning
  • Increasing effective targeting of fuel poor households
  • Improving the reach of support for certain high cost homes
  • Improving the reach of support to certain low income households 
  • Tackling the financial burden of energy bills for those on low incomes
  • Ensuring the fuel poor are able to get maximum benefit from a fair and functioning energy market
  • Enhancing and improving understanding of fuel poverty