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  1. 11 Oct 2018

    11% of Scottish households are using electric heating, which is the most expensive form of domestic fuel – three times as costly as gas.

  2. 5 Oct 2018

    New research by Citizens Advice Scotland has revealed the challenges faced by those Scots who use oil to heat their homes.

  3. 3 Sep 2018

    by Emma Grant McColm, CAS Energy spokesperson

    (This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald on 19 August 2018)

  4. 3 Sep 2018

    by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive

    (This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald on 26 August 2018)

  5. 23 Jul 2018

    by Kristin Hartman, Policy officer, Citizens Advice Scotland.

    NB This article was first published in the Sunday Herald on 22 July 2018.

  6. 17 Jul 2018

    Scotland’s rural businesses are being held back by parcel delivery surcharges and poor broadband – according to new research published today by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

  7. 27 Jun 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has given a qualified welcome to the Scottish government’s Fuel Poverty Bill, published today, but we also set out ways in which more progress could be made.

  8. 22 Jun 2018

    CAS has responded to the Scottish Government’s proposed ban of the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds in Scotland.

  9. 22 Jun 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed a new website that will help consumers who are fed up with excessive or unfair delivery charges.

  10. 19 Jun 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland is today publishing the findings of new research into fuel poverty in Scotland, looking specifically at which households are most affected and what kind of support they need.  

  11. 19 Jun 2018

    by Kate Morrison, Energy policy manager, Citizens Advice Scotland.

    This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald on 17 June 2018.

  12. 11 Jun 2018

    by CAS Chief Executive Derek Mitchell

    This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald, 10/06/18.

  13. 29 May 2018

    Sam Ghibaldan responds on behalf of CAS to the Scottish Government's Climate Change bill

    (This article was published in the Sunday Herald on 26 May 2018).

     

  14. 6 Mar 2018

    The Consumer Futures Unit of Citizens Advice Scotland has today welcomed the vision for a low-carbon Scotland contained within the Scottish Government’s third Climate Change Plan, but states that consumers must be at the heart of the proposals and policies if it is to be achieved.  

  15. 31 Jan 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed news that the House of Commons Scottish Affairs committee is to investigate the issue of unfair delivery fees to northern parts of Scotland.

  16. 20 Dec 2017

    The Consumer Futures Unit of Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the publication of the Scottish government’s Energy Strategy, stressing the importance of consumer engagement.

  17. 7 Dec 2017

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed news that the Competition and Markets Authority is to investigate the market in district heating networks (i.e. where heat is supplied to multiple homes from one central source). 

  18. 5 Dec 2017

    The Consumer Futures Unit (CFU) of Citizens Advice Scotland is publishing research which shows that people in northern Scotland pay a ‘postcode penalty’ of up to 50% in surcharges imposed by delivery companies.

  19. 18 Oct 2017

    The Consumer Futures Unit at Citizens Advice Scotland has developed a leaflet for those in receipt of benefits that clarifies what they are due to pay for water and sewerage charges, and includes any exemptions, discounts and reductions they may be due.

  20. 16 Oct 2017

    The Consumer Futures Unit of Citizens Advice Scotland says Scots who make their homes more energy-efficient should get a Council Tax rebate.

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