Here’s how much more the poorest are paying in your area because of the poverty premium
It is expensive to be poor, with low-income households paying £430 per year more on average due to the poverty premium.
Not having a bank account costs an extra £485 every year
More than 1.2 million Brits do not have a bank account and a new report insists they are forking out more as a poverty premium
MPs and peers call on consumers for new ideas to battle rip-off energy bills
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on poverty is calling on low-income consumers, the voluntary sector, researchers and business leaders to submit ideas by March 30