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Fuel Poverty: Hampshire

Volume 473: debated on Thursday 13 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of levels of fuel poverty of people claiming benefits in Hampshire in the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. (178201)

I have been asked to reply.

Regional estimates of fuel poverty are available only for 2003 and are taken from the fuel poverty indicator dataset, available online at:

This shows that there were approximately 32,000 fuel poor households in Hampshire in 2003. A split by the number claiming benefits is not available.