Two million households will get help under the Warm Home Discount Scheme this year, including more than one million low income pensioners who will receive £130 off their bill.
We have also already announced our intention to launch a new fuel poverty strategy next year to make sure we are targeting help at those who need it most.
The Fuel Poverty Advisory Group has an important part to play in helping us assess our progress in this area and we will now carefully consider the recommendations set out in their annual report.
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