Irish suffer fuel poverty
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 @ 00:00
by Gregg Ryan Ireland Correspondent
NORTHERN Ireland has one of the highest rates of fuel poverty in the developed world, the Church of Ireland Board for Social Theology said in a press release on Monday.
The Board expressed its “dismay” at reports of an increasing danger for the most vulnerable in the province, given the harsher winter conditions now being faced.
“Some 44 per cent of homes in the province spend over 10 per cent of their income on fuel (the defining figure for fuel ...
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