The Workers Party
has supported calls for an all out assault on fuel poverty in Northern Ireland.
Recent figures reveal that 44% of local households cannot afford to heat their
stark reality is that while insulation and energy efficiency schemes have been helpful, almost one home in two does not have
enough income to adequately heat their home”, says Workers Party spokesperson John Lowry
Assembly must put tackling fuel poverty at the top of its agenda, take immediate
steps to alleviate the burden this winter and commit to the elimination of his wholly unacceptable and unnecessary social
outrage”, Mr Lowry demanded.
2nd November 2010