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Cold weather plan for England 2014; Protecting health and reducing harm from cold weather

10.14655/743983-812560 Public Health England Cold weather; fuel poverty Practical things we can all do to minimise the risk to our health this winter, are spelled out in the 2014 Cold Weather Plan for England. It is estimated that every year there are mor ...

Cold Weather Plan for England 2013: Protecting health and reducing harm from cold weather

10.14655/11971-632354 Public Health England Health emergencies, Planning, Climate, Weather The Cold Weather Plan gives advice on preparation for the effects of winter weather on people’s health. The publication of the first Cold Weather Plan for England i ...

Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

Department of Energy & Climate Change Renewable heat, Energy The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was introduced primarily to help meet the UK’s target of 15% of our energy, and 12% of heat, coming from renewable sources (also referred to as ‘renewables ...

Consultation on Policy Proposals for an Offshore Renewable Energy Bill

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) Sustainable energy The Northern Ireland Executive’s strategic aim is for a more sustainable energy system in which energy is used as efficiently as possible; where much more of our energy is from renew ...

Climate Change Bill 2013

Houses of the Oireachtas Climate change strategy Bill entitled an Act to set a target for the year 2050 for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; to establish the Department of the Taoiseach as the co-ordinating department under the Act; to confer po ...

Heating Policy Review

Housing Executive, Northern Ireland Housing Executive. Consultation, Heating policy, Housing It is essential for the Housing Executive to conduct regular reviews of its heating policy to ensure that tenants receive the best available options. The heating ...

IPH Response to Draft planning policy statement 18 Renewable energy- March 2008

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Public Health Surveillance: Towards a Public Healh Surveillance Strategy for England

Department of Health Public health surveillance The public health surveillance strategy: sets out the key benefits and challenges in delivering such a strategy describes how an integrated public health surveillance system can strengthen surveillance as a ...

IPH response to Northern Ireland Utility Regulator's Social Action Plan 2009-2014

10.14655/20090024 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Fuel poverty, Damp, Living conditions, Energy efficiency IPH welcomes the Regulator’s Social Action Plan as one of a range of policy measures needed to tackle escalating fuel poverty in Norther ...

IPH response to Department, Trade and Investment (NI) draft strategic energy framework

10.14655/20090012 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Energy Framework The draft Framework set out the proposed priorities for Northern Ireland's energy future over the next ten years or so and illustrates the key energy goals in term of comp ...

IPH response to Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Consultation- National Energy Retrofit Programme

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IPH response to DSD Consultation 'Warmer healthier homes'

10.14655/20100014 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Home heating Fuel Poverty remains a huge concern across the island with growing numbers of people at risk of being unable to heat their homes. Recession is placing more people at risk of being ...

IPH Response to OFMDFM Consultation ‘Everyone’s Involved’- Sustainable Development Strategy Implementation Plan

10.14655/20100013 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Sustainable development The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) aims to improve health on the island of Ireland by working to combat health inequalities and influence public policies in ...

Sustainable Energy Action Plan 2012- 2015 and Beyond

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) Energy policy In 2010, the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI), as the Northern Ireland department with primary responsibility for energy policy, set out its Strategic Energy Framewor ...

Forward Work Programme 1 April 2012- 31 March 2013

Utility Regulator Work plan The Utility Regulator's Forward Work Programme (FWP) sets out the projects intended to be undertaken in the forthcoming year, and the allocation of resources to achieving these. The projects for 2012-13 follow the workstre ...

Warmer Homes: A Strategy for Affordable Energy in Ireland

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Affordable energy Everybody should be able to afford to heat and power their home to adequate levels. This fundamental objective is the starting point for Warmer Homes – A Strategy for Affordable ...

Agenda for Later Life 2011: Priorities for Northern Ireland’s Ageing Society

AgeNI Charity, Older people, Advice 'Agenda for Later Life 2011' AgeNI's strategic policy agenda has been set with a focus on a rights-based and citizenship model. Their strategic focus in the three areas of health and social care, poverty, ...

Improving Children's Life Chances: The Child Poverty Strategy

Northern Ireland Executive Child poverty This Strategy sets out the actions proposed by the Northern Ireland Executive to address the issue of Child Poverty. It is laid before the Assembly in fulfilment of their obligations under the Child Poverty Act 201 ...

Election Manifesto Northern Ireland Election 2011

The Consumer Council CONSUMER INFORMATION, FINANCE, FUEL POVERTY, VULNERABLE GROUP, WATER The Consumer Council is an independent consumer organisation working to protect the interests of consumers in Northern Ireland.The Consumer Council has identified a ...

Warmer Healthier Homes: A New Fuel Poverty Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department for Social Development Fuel poverty In Northern Ireland the winter of 2010/2011 brought unprecedented low temperatures and people faced difficult decisions about heating their homes to keep warm and to protect against frozen pipes. Advice to ho ...