FUEL POVERTY: I'm in support of Macmillan Cancer Support's campaign

PUBLISHED: 09:58 02 January 2009 | UPDATED: 11:45 29 April 2010

I AM writing to support Macmillan Cancer Support s campaign to freeze out fuel poverty for cancer patients. Rising fuel prices have affected many of us, but for cancer patients the effects can be even more keenly felt. In a recent Macmillan survey, two

I AM writing to support Macmillan Cancer Support's campaign to freeze out fuel poverty for cancer patients.

Rising fuel prices have affected many of us, but for cancer patients the effects can be even more keenly felt.

In a recent Macmillan survey, two thirds of cancer patients struggling financially said paying fuel bills is their biggest money worry.

Cancer patients face higher bills at a time when their income has often decreased, but do not automatically qualify for help.

If you're struggling to cope with the financial effects of cancer visit www.macmillan.org.uk or call 0800 500 800

RICHARD BRODEN

Maple Leaf House

Eastlands Bank


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