Auto enrol fuel poor onto social tariffs, campaigners urge

Low-income and vulnerable energy customers should automatically be signed up to a new below-cost social tariff, National Energy Action will argue in a new report due to be published next week. The charity's director of policy and advocacy, Peter Smith, said the tariff should “deliberately” aim to “significantly” undercut energy costs to recognise the “huge affordability pressures” low-income households face.

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