Energy bills

Liz Truss wrongly claims nobody will pay more than £2,500 for energy bills
Liz Truss

Liz Truss wrongly claims nobody will pay more than £2,500 for energy bills

In fact, the government’s own figures say the average energy bill for somebody living in a semi-detached house will be £2,650 even with Truss’s support package

Where to get help with energy bills this winter in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Where to get help with energy bills this winter in the cost of living crisis

Even with Liz Truss’ plans to freeze the energy price cap, bills are still double what they were earlier this year. Here’s where to get help if you are struggling

Gordon Brown steps in to help save one of the UK’s largest food banks from closure
Activism

Gordon Brown steps in to help save one of the UK’s largest food banks from closure

We Care in south London is facing closure by Christmas unless it can raise £25,000 for its energy bills

Don’t Pay UK says energy bills strike will not take place on October 1
Activism

Don’t Pay UK says energy bills strike will not take place on October 1

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills
Social enterprises

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills

Advertisement
‘I do not know how I’m going to survive’: Campaigners head to Number 10 to demand help in mini-budget
Cost of living crisis

‘I do not know how I’m going to survive’: Campaigners head to Number 10 to demand help in mini-budget

The energy bills crisis is threatening live music venues. They need support now
Phil Ryan

The energy bills crisis is threatening live music venues. They need support now

What is fuel poverty? Everything you need to know as energy bills soar in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

What is fuel poverty? Everything you need to know as energy bills soar in the cost of living crisis

Why fracking won’t make your energy bills cheaper anytime soon
Fracking

Why fracking won’t make your energy bills cheaper anytime soon

Gordon Brown calls for ‘urgent action’ to boost universal credit as petition reaches 140,000
Cost of Living Crisis

Gordon Brown calls for ‘urgent action’ to boost universal credit as petition reaches 140,000

Youth charity to give young people cash to help with the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Youth charity to give young people cash to help with the cost of living crisis

Having your energy bills paid is now a prize on a TV competition
Cost of living crisis

Having your energy bills paid is now a prize on a TV competition

Warm This Winter: Charities form campaign group to fight cost of living crisis
Energy crisis

Warm This Winter: Charities form campaign group to fight cost of living crisis

Subscribe to The Big Issue

From just £3 per week

Take a print or digital subscription to The Big Issue and provide a critical lifeline to our work.
8 DIY tips to keep your home warm for less as energy bills rise
Energy bills

8 DIY tips to keep your home warm for less as energy bills rise

‘Devastating’, ‘horrifying’, ‘unthinkable’: Think tanks urge action to protect households from energy price rises
Energy bills

‘Devastating’, ‘horrifying’, ‘unthinkable’: Think tanks urge action to protect households from energy price rises

Cornwall’s second homeowners urged to donate £5.4million in energy rebates
News

Cornwall’s second homeowners urged to donate £5.4million in energy rebates

Don’t Pay UK to stage protest outside Ofgem offices as energy price rise is confirmed
Energy Bils

Don’t Pay UK to stage protest outside Ofgem offices as energy price rise is confirmed

£150 cost of living disability payment is not enough, charities warn
Cost of living crisis

£150 cost of living disability payment is not enough, charities warn

Labour MP demands government supports small businesses with skyrocketing energy bills
Social Justice

Labour MP demands government supports small businesses with skyrocketing energy bills

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills
Energy bills

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills

Is it time to nationalise the energy companies, railways and water suppliers?
Nationalisation

Is it time to nationalise the energy companies, railways and water suppliers?

Advertisement
Number of universal credit claimants facing sanctions soars past 100,000
Employment

Number of universal credit claimants facing sanctions soars past 100,000

Energy bills set to be higher than universal credit payments in January
Cost of living crisis

Energy bills set to be higher than universal credit payments in January

More than 70,000 people sign Gordon Brown petition calling for emergency budget
Cost of living crisis

More than 70,000 people sign Gordon Brown petition calling for emergency budget

‘Using less energy isn’t an option’: Disabled people set to be hit hardest when bills soar again
Energy bills

‘Using less energy isn’t an option’: Disabled people set to be hit hardest when bills soar again

To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.