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What next for fuel poverty in Scotland?

The Scottish Government has finally admitted what has been obvious to everyone – they will not meet their statutory target of ending fuel poverty this year. Under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 the Scottish Government has a statutory duty to; ‘ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, that people are not living in fuel poverty in …

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Time to improve energy efficiency in buildings

Governments must do more to reduce energy bills by improving the energy efficiency of new and existing buildings. MPs on the Westminster Energy and Climate Change Committee report that the energy efficiency supply chain has been affected by inconsistent and unpredictable policy signals, as various schemes have been chopped and changed. Last year the UK …

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