Caroline Flint appointed Chair of Committee on Fuel Poverty

This appointment takes effect from 31 January 2022 and lasts for 3 years.

The CFP advises on the effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing fuel poverty and encourages greater co-ordination across the organisations working to reduce fuel poverty.

Caroline Flint biography

Previously Labour MP for Don Valley (1997-2019), Caroline Flint represented a former mining constituency with areas of acute deprivation and a growing low-income private rented sector.

For 6 years Caroline was a Minister within 5 government departments, developing legislation and leading major policy initiatives, before serving in Her Majesty’s Opposition Shadow Cabinet from 2010 to 2015. During her significant political career, she led the Smoke Free England legislation, led Opposition strategy on energy market reform; has contributed to multiple All-Party Parliamentary Groups and committees; most recently, the Commons Public Accounts Committee and Intelligence and Security Committee.

Caroline was appointed chair of Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust in 2021. She also advises on public sector reform, the growth of UK manufacturing and getting to net zero. Caroline makes regular appearances on TV and radio concerning the news and current affairs.

Caroline is passionate about service improvement and community empowerment and has been a regular community volunteer for over decade, supporting the restoration of a lake and woodland, and most recently, has been a vaccination centre volunteer. She lives in Doncaster.

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