The cost of heating and lighting our homes is rising. The regulator, Ofgem, says the average dual fuel bill for gas and electricity is almost fourteen hundred pounds a year.
According to one campaign group, cold homes are responsible for thousands of winter deaths.
Now it is calling on the Government to spend more on making our homes more energy efficient.
Derek Proud reports for our political programme Around The House:
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