‘This is not a life’: The tower block where they put foil behind the radiators and wear dressing gowns all day to keep warm

“I sit at night, scared, wondering where I am going to get the money from”

Sam is 10 months old. He spends most of his days wrapped up in mittens and a woolly hat. He’s at home all day.

His older sister, Natasha, is three years old. She’s in a dressing gown. So is their mum, Jane.

For them, this is life in Malus Court — the Pendleton tower block stripped of its cladding.

The energy bills the family-of-three have to pay are astronomical — and what makes it worse is the fact that their thermostat is only set to 11C.

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