Member Committee on Fuel Poverty

Body: Committee on Fuel Poverty
Appointing Department: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Sector: Energy
Location: London
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: The post-holder will receive a part-time pay at the rate of £8,400 per annum. Reasonable travel and subsistence expenses will be reimbursed.
Time Requirements: 2 days per month. Meetings will be held in London.


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

New member of the Committee on Fuel Poverty appointed
Anuradha Singh has been appointed to the Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP).This appointment takes effect from 1 May 2019 and lasts for 3 years

Date: 30/05/2019

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications


  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP) advises the Government on the effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing fuel poverty to help keep UK residents warm and improve energy efficiency in their homes. It also persuades greater co-ordination across organisations working to reduce fuel poverty in the UK.

Person Specification


The responsibilities of the new Members will include monitoring and reporting on progress towards the Government’s 2030 fuel poverty target and interim milestones, supporting and challenging the Government on its delivery approach, and encouraging a partnership approach between and within Government and stakeholders in tackling fuel poverty.

Your application should demonstrate the following:

Essential criteria

• Strong leadership skills, with the ability to set strategic direction in a complex subject area;
• The ability to identify and quickly understand sound evidence and analyse complex issues;
• The ability to command the confidence of, and build, collaborative relationships at a senior level with stakeholders, including Government, other public bodies and agencies, industry and campaign groups; and
• The ability to tailor communications and convey clear messages on complex subjects to a variety of audiences.

Desirable experience:

• Forward-looking and an advocate for how innovation, including technology developments, can play an important role in delivering the fuel poverty strategy; and
• Knowledge of fuel poverty and related areas of policy (such as housing, health, household energy efficiency, energy supply, local government, and community engagement).

Additional Information

BEIS is committed to providing equal opportunities for all, irrespective of race, age, disability, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, transgender and working patterns and to the principle of public appointments on merit with independent assessments, openness and transparency of process.

BEIS offers professional training courses on public sector finance and governance for those new to the public sector.

How to Apply

Late applications will not be accepted.

Please submit the following documents by email to

  • A Covering Letter setting out how you meet the essential criteria
  • CV
  • Candidate Application Form
  • Diversity form

Please ensure that you include “CFP Member” in the subject box.

Alternatively, you can send your application in hard copy to:

Public Appointments Team, 7th Floor ‑ Spur 2, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET

Applications will be acknowledged upon receipt. Applicant packs can be provided in other formats upon request.

Committee on Fuel Poverty - Diversity monitoring form
Committee on Fuel Poverty - Applicant Pack
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