To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate he has made of the effect of rising energy prices on the number of households in fuel poverty in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b) Coventry, (c) the West Midlands and (d) England.
24 January 2022
BEIS publish Fuel poverty statistics by Region (Table 1), Local Authority (Table 2) and parliamentary constituency (Table 4) in England, the latest data covers 2019. These are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/fuel-poverty-sub-regional-statistics#2019-statistics.
The Government’s projection for the number of households in England that are in fuel poverty for the year 2022 will be published on 24 February.
The energy price cap from 1 April 2022 will be announced by Ofgem later this year.