Poorest families will be hit hardest by energy bills surge, charity warns

Summary
The poorest families will be hit disproportionately hard when the Energy Price Cap rises in April - according to analysis by the charity The Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
4 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Sky News

Poorest families will be hit hardest by energy bills surge, charity warns

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Rising Energy Bills To ‘Devastate’ U.K.’s Poorest Households

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