6.9 million Brits now living in fuel poverty

Jo Robinson
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Two waves of energy price hikes in under a year have piled an extra £2.24 billion onto household energy bills and have tipped a further 840,000 households into fuel poverty, according to independent price comparison site uSwitch.com. While the average household now faces an annual energy bill of £1,293, the number living in fuel poverty has rocketed to an incredible 6.9 million.