Jarvis aiming to prevent winter deaths

Sheffield's City Region Mayor wants to reduce the number of residents facing fuel poverty

As temperatures drop, Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis is working with local authorities across South Yorkshire to tackle winter deaths.

He says too many people in the area are facing fuel poverty.

An additional 30 thousand people have died during the winter months in England and Wales over the last five years - according to the office for national statistics.

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