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3,500 homes in fuel poverty on the Island

Mon, 14 Mar 2016


Approximately 3,500 households on the Isle of Man are suffering from fuel poverty.

That's according to a new report which has found vulnerable people on the Island need better protection.

The Chief Minister asked for the investigation to be carried out - it also showed levels of poverty here are generally lower than in the UK.

Work is now underway to identify those people who are most at risk and to look at improving insulation in their homes - Allan Bell says solutions must be long-term:


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