Scotland pledges £2m funding toward heating and insulation

The Scottish Government has agreed to a further £2 million of funding for the Universal Home Insulation Scheme and the boiler scrappage programme after a meeting led by Consumer Focus Scotland demanded help for the most vulnerable. The ‘Making the Links’ seminar brought together local authorities, health boards and consumer groups to identify vulnerable customer. […]

Scottish Government put £12.5m toward fighting fuel poverty

The Scottish Government is set to offer 200,000 homes free help through energy efficiency measures to the tune of £12.5 million. The Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) will be carried out by local authorities in a bid to reduce fuel poverty. Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment Alex Neil, said: “With the onset of […]