21 Mar 2011
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have welcomed OFGEM’s clamp-down today on the major gas and electricity companies over the issue of high fuel prices.
10 Mar 2011
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have expressed concern at the resignation of Graham Blount as Chair of the Fuel Poverty Forum. Rev Blount resigned today in a letter to Communities Minister Alex Neil, in which he said the government has been excluding the Forum from key discussions. CAS is a member of the Forum.
24 Feb 2011
Citizens Advice Scotland have said the announcement of huge profits by British Gas should lead to a fairer deal for the consumer, and that the government should consider tougher regulations on the industry if necessary to make this happen.
17 Dec 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said too many people will suffer from fuel poverty this Christmas, due to the ‘double whammy’ of excessively cold weather and unusually high fuel charges. They have called for a concerted effort from governments and fuel companies to make sure that 2011 is the year fuel poverty is abolished in Scotland.
26 Nov 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have welcomed OFGEM’s proposed review of energy prices increases, and have called on them to investigate in particular the ‘shocking’ levels of fuel poverty in Scotland.
25 Nov 2010
Lucy McTernan, CEO of Citizens Advice Scotland commenting on the Scottish House Conditions Survey, said in regards to the Fuel Poverty figures:
26 Jan 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) are warning that the combination of the ongoing recession and the recent cold snap will create a ‘nightmare’ for many Scots when their winter fuel bills arrive over the next few weeks.