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Treasury Prejudice Against Energy Efficiency Exposed

February 7th, 2014

A report released today by the Energy Bill Revolution has revealed Treasury hypocrisy over financial support for the energy sector. It reveals that although the Treasury has so far refused to recycle carbon tax to help households reduce their energy bills by making them more energy efficient, it allows other taxes to be recycled to support renewable energy and fracking for gas. Using carbon tax to make homes highly energy efficient is a demand of the Energy Bill Revolution, an alliance of almost 200 major UK charities, businesses, unions, consumer and health groups.  It is the biggest fuel poverty coalition in the world. Read more

2.2 million children living in fuel poverty in England

January 30th, 2014

·         225,000 more children in cold homes than in 2011

·         Half of Britons cut back on school equipment, clothing, or food for the family in order to pay for heating

·         Cold Homes Week (3rd – 7th Feb), a week of action involving over 100 organisations, will pile pressure on the Government to invest in home insulation

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Labour pledge to freeze energy bills and replace energy efficiency schemes

September 25th, 2013

Liberal Democrats back Energy Bill Revolution

September 16th, 2013

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Ed Matthew, Director, Transform UK

The Energy Bill Revolution is an alliance campaign coordinated by Transform UK, a programme of the sustainable development organisation E3G. Transform UK works to build alliances to accelerate investment into the low carbon economy in the most socially just way.