fuel poverty

Make the Switch - Cut your energy bills

Now, this is exciting - when the Big Six energy companies might start to get scared by consumer power? Which? are running The Big Switch.  It is an attempt to marshall large numbers of prospective energy switchers to see if they can negotiate far bigger and better deals from the energy suppliers. To date, they have over 160,000 expressions of interest. There is no obligation to switch but if you are not registered by 31st March you won't be in the loop to get any offers that arise.

Help with fuel bills

Amazingly, 2 out of 3 Scottish lofts don’t have enough insulation. This winter, you could save energy and money by calling the Home Energy Scotland Hotline from the Scottish Government. They’ll help you find out if you have enough insulation in your home, and whether you could do with an extra layer.

Greens call for free insulation for all

Release date: 
20th Dec 2010
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Lanarkshire Greens

The recent news from Citizens Advice Scotland (1) that one in three Scots now live in fuel poverty has led to renewed calls from the Lanarkshire Greens for government and the power companies to stop people being forced to chose between heating their homes and eating. Kirsten Robb said, “

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