This winter, two-thirds of families with children, around five million families, are likely to turn down their heating because they cannot afford to pay for it. As a result, millions of children will suffer in homes that are simply too cold. This should not happen. Fuel poverty should not be a feature of modern society. The Warm Home Discount is a key form of support for low income families with children.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
2014
Number of pages 
12
Author 
Dr Sam Royston
Category 
Policy and lobbying