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Thousands Die In Winter

More than 4000 people in the Midlands died last winter because of the cold weather, and more than a million families in the region were living in fuel poverty.

Thousands die in Midlands due to cold weather

More than 4000 people in the Midlands died last winter due to the cold weather Credit: PA

More than 4000 people in the Midlands died last winter because of the cold weather, and more than a million families in the region were living in fuel poverty.

That's according to the charity National Energy Action.

They're calling on the Government to fund insulation for the poorest households and say pensioners could be worst affected.

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