Press Release: The Programme for Government contains welcome detail on the new ‘Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme’ which will deliver the Scottish Government’s commitment to a National Infrastructure Priority on energy efficiency to tackle fuel poverty and climate change. It also unveils the scale of the programme to require £10 billion over the course of the … [Continue Reading]
The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland is marking three months to Scotland’s fuel poverty deadline by calling for a three point plan to improve the energy efficiency of the nation’s cold and leaky homes. The Alliance’s call follows the recent admission by the Scottish Government that this November’s statutory target for eradicating fuel poverty will not be met. The … [Continue Reading]
Existing Homes Alliance Scotland press release: NEW FIGURES REVEAL 1.5M ‘COLD HOMES’ ACROSS SCOTLAND Accompanying full table of constituencies, factsheet and links to cold homes map of Scotland available here: Cold Homes in Scotland Factsheet – regional and local breakdowns Cold Homes in Scotland Factsheet
Political parties should commit to ridding Scotland of the ‘scourge’ of cold homes by 2025, said campaigners today. The call by the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland, whose members include WWF Scotland, Changeworks, and the National Insulation Association, follows the publication of newly compiled data which revealed that there are up to 1.5million cold homes in … [Continue Reading]
In advance of John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister, giving evidence to the Economy, Energy and Tourism (EET) Committee of the Scottish Parliament on the Draft Budget 2016-17, the Existing Homes Alliance have called on the Scottish Government to reverse their decision to cut the fuel poverty/energy efficiency budget.