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The Chancellor can and must act now to support millions of households facing fuel poverty

The Spring Statement should set out stronger support for boosting household energy efficiency, write Green Alliance's Joe Tetlow and Sam Alvis Even before Russia's invasion of Ukraine, UK inflation was spiralling. Driven by the wholesale rise in the price of gas and the reopening of the global economy, by the... go to Article >

What Is Fuel Poverty And How Worried Should We Be About It?

1 Day ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The UK is in an energy crisisFuel poverty is a phrase which keeps coming up ever since the energy bill price cap was lifted back in April.But just what is it, and how worried do we need to be about its implications?Here’s what you need to... read more

Can green Tories push the next PM to offer more support for insulation and heat pumps?

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Conservative Environment Network calls for expansion of schemes for energy efficiency and heat pumps, alongside longer-term clarity to encourage green investment A group of green Tories have set out a £9bn winter bills... read more

Labour has a plan to freeze bills and secure Britain’s energy supply. Why doesn’t the government? | Ed Miliband

3 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

The current crisis could drag half of UK households into fuel poverty, while the Conservatives support oil and gas giantsThe cost of living emergency facing the British people is not an inevitable, unalterable fact of life. We are told so often by... read more

Labour Demands Recall Of Parliament Amid Bleak Cost-Of-Living Warnings

1 Day ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Labour leader Keir Starmer speaks with staff members during a visit to the Nationwide Building Society's headquarters in Swindon, Wiltshire.Labour has demanded that parliament returns early in order to tackle soaring energy bills as the country is... read more

For Parents, It's A Summer Of Hardship And Impossible Choices

6 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Sally Worrall and her family.We’re at the half way point of the UK summer holidays, a time that is always testing to parents’ patience and bank balances. But when it comes to keeping children happy and occupied amid the escalating cost of living... read more

Enough Is Enough: The UK Workers' Campaign That's Pulled In Bernie Sanders

1 Day ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Bernie Sanders has shared his support for the Enough is Enough campaignThe cost of living crisis has created a new movement called Enough is Enough – and it’s even getting attention from across the pond.Here’s everything we know about it so... read more

Octopus Real Estate doles out £26m in loans to four UK green housing projects

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The loans form part of the £175m Greener Homes Alliance with Homes England Housing projects comprising more than 80 new sustainable homes in Bristol, Sussex, Cambridgeshire and London are set to benefit from... read more

Energy crisis: Labour unveils £6bn home insulation plan, as pressure mounts on government for action

4 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Liz Truss, Rishi Sunak and Downing Street face mounting pressure to ramp up support for energy efficiency and billpayers as autumn draws nearer Downing Street is facing mounting pressure to scale-up its support for energy... read more

Octopus Energy expands discounted 'Fan Club' tariff to households near West Yorkshire wind turbine

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Halifax residents are being offered chance to sign up to energy tariff promising offers cheaper electricity when wind is blowing locally Households in Halifax are set to be offered cheaper electricity bills on windy days by... read more

These Groceries Have Soared Most In Price Due To Inflation

2 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Inflation soared to new heights yet again in July – and it was mainly driven by items you pick up in your grocery shop.With inflation now at 10.1%, rather than the predicted 9.8%, that means prices have jumped significantly. Inflation in June was... read more