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There's not much point raising wages if rents keep rising too

THE last time I wrote about in-work poverty, I alluded to the “food bank nurse” who had appeared on Question Time taking Nicola Sturgeon to task about public-sector pay. 887 more words

Public Policy

Bishop of Chester reflects on future of electricity supply

On the 17th July 2017, the Bishop of Chester, the Rt Rev Dr Peter Forster spoke in Lord Hollick’s debate to ‘takes note of the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee The Price of Power: Reforming the Electricity Market (2nd Report, Session 2016-17, HL Paper 113).’ He raised a number of points about the future of the energy market, including the importance of transparency and tackling fuel poverty. 1,770 more words

Speech

Monckton: Green policy kills jobs and causes energy poverty

Excerpt from an open letter to the head of MIT:

Professor Reif of MIT says, “In 2016 alone, solar industry employment grew by 25 percent, while wind jobs grew 32%.” These numbers are highly misleading. 454 more words

Energy

Warm Homes for Wales

This article was originally published on 30 March 2017. It is being reposted ahead of the Individual Members’ Debate on home energy efficiency and fuel poverty in Plenary on 28 June 2017. 621 more words

Assembly Business

Funding to Tackle Fuel Poverty - 22nd November 2017 (UK)

Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £50,000 for projects that address fuel poverty, including providing energy efficiency advice; benefits advice and providing assistance to reduce or cancel debts for household electricity or gas supply. 93 more words

Funding Updates

Success for THAW Orkney's Pipeline Partnership

This was the 2nd AGM for THAW held in the Kirkwall Town hall June 15 @19.00.

THAW was set up in order to address the very high level of Fuel Poverty in Orkney. 976 more words

News

Anthony Hilton: US shale revolution makes fracking a must for UK industry

Excerpt from the Evening standard:

Until a few years ago Europe and America paid more or less the same amount for their petrochemical feedstock — the US had a slight advantage but not so great after transport and other costs had been factored in. 626 more words

Solar System Dynamics