From a practical point of view, what can I do to help out our elderly neighbours? They rent the 3 bed, un-modernised victorian terrace next to ours. He asked me the other day if we were cold at night as the 'have never been this cold'. I suspect they are not using the heating much, if at all.
I was going to but them a super warm duvet and say we were given it as a house warming gift but don't use it.
I also have a modern 1.5KW oil filled radiator that I could lend them to just heat the one room, but I don't want to give them something that will send their bills sky high.
They are hard of hearing, but I'm going to try and ascertain if they are on a DD or smart meter. If they are on a smart meter I will try to check that they have received and used the vouchers that are sent as the Gov £400 support payments.
Any other ideas?