Fuel poverty in Scotland Social Care & Social Work In this free course, Fuel poverty in Scotland, you will be hearing and reading about the issues faced by people living in poverty in Britain in 2000. This is intended to give you an understanding of what poverty is like from the perspective of the people themselves, both in terms of the experience of living on a very low income, and some of the effects this has had on their lives. One of the biggest problems facing people living on a very low income is how to afford adequate heating. The Open University The Open University Course text/html K202_5 K202_5 en-GB Copyright © 2016 The Open University Archive