Matt Summers-Sparks, Digital Editor

Matt Summers-Sparks
Working across our organisation, Matt coordinates blog posts and edits our website.
Mother with young girl and baby

They said: 'We’ve got to turn your electricity off'

There are nearly a million children living in families in energy debt, all too often growing up in cold homes that are putting their health at risk. Today, we share Nadia's story.

28 Feb 2015
illustrations of popular things that people have given up for Lent, including coffee, cake and fizzy drinks

What are you giving up for Lent?

Lent begins on Wednesday. Are you giving up anything?

Last year, people who used our BenevoLent tool - try this year's version - gave up the following things:

15 Feb 2015
a child clutching her legs while sitting next to a radiator

Quiz time: How well do you know energy?

It’s surprising to find out how much it costs to use different sorts of energy - take our quiz then sign our petition to help families in energy debt

13 Feb 2015
A collage of 15 photographs of people wearing scarves

Our favourite #Scarfies so far

Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today

6 Feb 2015
a child clutching her legs while sitting next to a radiator

'Debt causes stress, which causes anxiety, which causes mental health problems'

As part of our Debt Trap campaign, we spoke to Jessica (that's not her real name), a single mum who is also a community activist, volunteer and heavily involved in her local parents’ forum. She and her three children - a 16-year-old daughter, a 14-year-old son and an eight-year-old son - live in a three-bedroom flat.

26 Jan 2015
a young carer standing in an ice rink

Welcome to our world - A dramatic exhibition of photos of young carers

An upcoming photo exhibition provides a glimpse into the lives of England's young carers

16 Jan 2015