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Ministers urged to step up help to stop people choosing between ‘heating and eating’ amid coronavirus crisis

Politics Home reported that a coalition of Liberal Democrat, Labour, SNP and Green MPs have written to Business Secretary Alok Sharma to demand a major expansion of a scheme offering struggling households a £140 reduction in their energy bills

The MPs - led by Liberal Democrat climate change spokesperson Wera Hobhouse - are calling for a further 2.5 million households to gain access to The Warm Home Discount, which provides one-off credit towards energy bills.

The cross-party group are calling for everyone deemed to be in fuel poverty to claim it during the coronavirus crisis.

Full article:

Politics Home - EXCL Ministers urged to step up help to stop people choosing between ‘heating and eating’ amid coronavirus crisis

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