The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee will today ask the Scottish Government to outline how its upcoming Fuel Poverty Bill will make a “real, practical difference” to help eradicate fuel poverty.
Published 19 December 2018
Housing minister Kevin Stewart says the Scottish Government’s world leading Fuel Poverty Bill will continue to transform people’s lives.
Published 18 December 2018
A quarter of households are still struggling with fuel poverty as new Scottish Government statistics revealed no real progress over the last 12 months.
Published 5 December 2018
People from Stornoway are to meet the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee to share their experiences of being in fuel poverty.
Published 4 December 2018
One in four Scottish households will spend Christmas in fuel poverty, according to a new campaign launched today by Scottish Labour.
Published 3 December 2018
The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee will take evidence from local authorities, housing associations and energy efficiency experts tomorrow as it continues its examination of proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty.
Published 27 November 2018
The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee began hearing evidence yesterday as part of its examination of proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty.
Published 22 November 2018
A group of MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee met with Dundee residents who struggle to heat their homes.
Published 21 November 2018
Work to construct West Dunbartonshire Council’s new high-tech heating system in Clydebank has officially begun.
Published 16 November 2018
The people of Glasgow are more likely to have switched their electricity and gas to a new supplier than anywhere else in Scotland, according to new research.
Published 16 November 2018
More than 1,000 affordable new homes will be built in Dundee between now and 2021, according to a new report set to be agreed by councillors next week.
Published 14 November 2018
An energy advice team that aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep housing association tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award.
Published 9 November 2018
Price protection for 11 million customers on poor value default tariffs will come into force on 1 January 2019, Ofgem has confirmed.
Published 7 November 2018
The 14,000 Scottish homes which use coal as their main form of heating must switch to cleaner alternatives if Scotland is to hit its ambitious climate change targets, according to industry body Scottish Renewables.
Published 5 November 2018
More than 270 River Clyde Homes customers are enjoying cheaper energy having switched to not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power.
Published 2 November 2018