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.
Responding to the Scottish Government’s draft budget announced today  members of the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland voiced disappointment: Alan Ferguson Chair of The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland said: “Just a day after we learnt that there has been no progress in reducing the 35 per cent of Scottish households living in fuel poverty, the … [Continue Reading]