8.7 Fuel poverty in Scotland
Fuel poverty is a critical issue facing people on very low incomes, particularly in countries like Scotland, with its severe winters. Winter deaths are disproportionately high when compared with other parts of Britain. This course aims to give you an understanding of what poverty is like, and how adequate heating can become a matter of life and death.
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(1 study hour)
By the end of this free course you should be able to:
give examples of poverty in terms of low income and the effects this has on the lives of those who are very poor.;