And schemes such as the Warm Homes Deal will ensure that children do not have to endure damp, cold housing
, no matter what their parents' circumstances are.
An estimated 30% of winter deaths in Europe are believed to be caused by cold housing
Existing schemes for those at risk of fuel poverty will be boosted by pounds 10m, while a new fund for local authorities and charities to tackle cold housing
will be given pounds 20m.
The cold weather plan includes pounds 10million to tackle fuel poverty through existing schemes, alongside a new pounds 20million fund for local authorities and charities to address cold housing
FAR too little is being done by Government about cold housing
that kills tens of thousands of people each winter.