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Raising awareness of fuel poverty
A pensioner
Older people are especially at risk of falling into fuel poverty
Politicians will see the benefits of spending money to make homes warmer and better insulated during a new scheme.

MPs and MSPs across the country will be visiting constituents as part of the Warm Homes Campaign.

Energy Action Scotland wants politicians to see the benefit of work carried out through government grants to make homes more energy efficient.

Experts have defined fuel poverty as a household which spends 10% of its income on fuel costs.

The initiative, to coincide with Warm Homes Week, has received cross-party support.


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