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Excess Winter Mortality in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency (NISRA) Winter deaths Due to increased demand for data relating to excess winter mortality, in 2011 NISRA published a report which outlines the scale of excess winter mortality in Northern Ireland. The rep ...

Survey on Income and Living Conditions: Preliminary results 2010

Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO) Household survey covering a broad range of issues in relation to income and living conditions The Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) in Ireland is a household survey covering a broad range of issues in re ...

Excess Winter Deaths (EWD) in England Atlas

West Midlands Public Health Observatory (WMPHO) Winter deaths Excess deaths in winter (EWD) is a continuous and very important public health issue in the UK, potentially amenable to effective intervention. This excess death is greatest in both relative an ...

Private Members' Business: Fuel Poverty

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Don't cut their lifeline: Poverty hurts us all

Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) BUDGET, ECONOMIC FACTOR, FUEL POVERTY, SOCIAL FACTOR, TAXATION Addressing the Crisis the Fair Way:• Social Spending as a percentage of GDP closer to that of the poorer EU accession states• Those who can afford to must ...

Tackling fuel poverty during the transition to a low-carbon economy

Ekins, P. and Lockwood, M. Are existing fuel poverty policies working or do we need to implement new ideas and approaches now? Since energy prices are expected to carry on rising, this paper assesses some of the options available to governments and policy ...

Time to reconsider UK energy and fuel policies?

Stockton, H. and Campbell, R. Can UK energy and fuel poverty policy contribute towards a socially just transition to a low carbon society? While the transition to a low carbon society will have obvious environmental benefits, concerns remain over whether ...

Developing a new Public Health Strategy for Northern Ireland- Update September 2011

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety CHRONIC ILLNESS, DISABILITY, ECONOMIC FACTOR, LEGISLATION, LIVING CONDITIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH, SOCIAL FACTOR A review of the 10-year public health strategy for Northern Ireland “Investing for Health” w ...

Fuel Poverty: The Problem and its Management

Hills, J. FUEL POVERTY, HOUSEHOLD, LOW INCOME, VULNERABLE GROUP This report contains interim findings and issues for consultation from the review of fuel poverty and its measurement commissioned by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. The ...

Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing: Summary Report

World Health Organization (WHO) ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINANT, FUEL POVERTY, HOME SAFETY, HOUSING, POLICY MAKER This summary report presents key findings of the report “Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing”. It provides evidence ...

'What's Left' Disposable Income Tracker Index

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Measuring and Monitoring Fuel Poverty in the UK: National and Regional Perspectives

Liddell, C., Morris, C., Rae, G. and McKenzie, P. University of Ulster Fuel poverty Throughout the industrialised world, fuel poverty is the most commonly accepted term with which to describe a household’s inability to afford basic standards of heat, powe ...

Fuel Poverty

Murphy, E. and NI Assembly Research Team, Northern Ireland Assembly FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, LOCAL AUTHORITY This paper was commissioned on behalf of the Committee for Social Development to assist the Committee in evaluating what role it should play in a ...

Age of Opportunity: Transforming the Lives of Older People Living in Poverty

Centre for social Justice (CSI) Poverty, Isolation, Later life, Older people, Social exclusion The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ)  launched (Thurs 30 June)  Age of Opportunity: Transforming the lives of older people living in poverty, a report on poverty ...

Defining Fuel Poverty in Northern Ireland: A Preliminary Review

Liddell, C., Morris, C., McKenzie, P. and Rae, G., University of Ulster COST EFFECTIVENESS, EMPLOYMENT, FUEL POVERTY, HOUSEHOLD, PARTNERSHIPS, WELLBEING Measures to tackle fuel poverty in Northern Ireland over the past decade have been effective but much ...

Kirklees Warm Zone: The Project and its Impacts on Well-being

University of Ulster Fuel poverty Kirklees – the legend. So much has been spoken and written about the original Kirklees Warm Zone Project (2007-2010) that it is hard to separate fact from fiction. Yet the Kirklees model is increasingly invoked as an exam ...

Annual Report on Fuel Poverty Statistics 2011

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Fuel poverty A household is said to be fuel poor if it needs to spend more than 10 per cent of its income on fuel to maintain an adequate level of warmth. Although the emphasis in the definition is on heatin ...

Health, Housing and Local Area: The Inequalities

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A guide to landlords’ duties: Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004

Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland Landlord, Gas based appliances This information sheet outlines the legal duties of landlords who rent their properties to tenants in relation to the intsallation, maintainance and record keeping around gas ...

Advice and Information on the use of Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland Carbon monoxide This information sheet provides information on the use of carbon monoxide detectors explaining how they work, how they should be used, what to look for in a detector etc. While excellent dev ...