ENERGY PRICE RISES FILL ELDERLY WITH 'ABSOLUTE DREAD' AND THEY NEED MORE HELP IN FREEZING WEATHER, CHARITY WARNS

© Provided by This Is Money ( Older people who can't afford soaring energy bills need urgent help this winter, the Government has been warned.A one-off £50 should be handed to households already eligible for extra payouts during cold snaps, and a council hardship fund should be doubled to £1billion, it was told.'In most years it would be hyperbole to suggest there was a risk of older p...

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