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Fuel For Thought: Robbing the Poor (Fuel Poverty Action)

At our fifth session we’ll be talking about in-work fuel poverty, energy debt and disability or how the government actively undermines our ability to live warm and what we can do instead to keep each other safe. Below are the first questions we expect to cover in the session.

  • Can we really rely on the government in our time of need?
  • Why can’t working people pay their energy bills?
  • Why are record numbers of people borrowing money to pay their bills?
  • Why are disabled people left in the cold?
  • How have people in poverty and disabled people fought and won – and how can that continue?
  • How are the people robbing the poor also thrashing the planet?

We have some incredibly experienced people on the subject joining us. Confirmed speakers include: Paula Peters – Disability Rights Activist from @Dis_PPL_Protest

Ellen Lebethe – Vice-president of the @NPCUK, Chairperson London ethnic minorities group and Chair Lambeth Pensioners Action Group

Alex Considine – Organiser for @dontpayuk

and @XRebellionUK

They will be talking about in-work fuel poverty, energy debt and disability, how the government actively undermines our ability to live warmly, and what we can do instead to keep each other safe.

Register your (free) place via Action Network.

A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP

Host Contact Info:

Fuel For Thought is a series of monthly collective learning sessions run by Fuel Poverty Action. A space to share research and lived experience, tackle lies, clear up confusion and answer questions.

Event Details

Location Online
Start Thursday 15 Feb 2024 6:30pm
Finish Thursday 15 Feb 2024 7:45pm
Organised by Fuel Poverty Action

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