The Northern Ireland Fuel Poverty Coalition held a major fuel poverty conference at the Dunadry Hotel and Country Club on Tuesday 1st December 2015.
The conference seen speakers from across the United Kingdom discussing themes on Regulation, Effective Competition and Choice, Resourcing and Policy and the Health. The overall aim of the conference was to consider the key asks for the Fuel Poverty Coalition’s Manifesto for Warmth. A copy of the conference programme can be downloaded here.
Presentations delivered by speakers on the day can be downloaded by clicking on the relevant links below.
Session One: Regulation, Effective Competition and Choice
Session Two: Resourcing and Policy
Session Three: Health (Consequences)
The conference closed with a Question Time panel which included the political representatives from each of the parties below:
≥ Councillor David Armitage, Alliance Party
≥ Alderman Christopher Stalford, Democratic Unionist Party
≥ Councillor Ross Brown, Green Party NI
≥ Basil McCrea MLA, NI21
≥ Councillor Gerry Carroll, People Before Profit
≥ Councillor Billy Hutchinson, Progressive Unionist Party
≥ Mickey Brady MP, Sinn Féin
≥ Councillor Brian Heading, Social, Democratic and Labour Party
≥ Councillor Stephen Nicholl, Ulster Unionist Party