Parents more likely to be behind on energy bill payments

Soaring energy prices have led to an increase in families’ cost of living, according to a report

UK looking at more energy bill support as inflation hits new 40-year high

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has today confirmed the government is working on what needs to be done for January

‘Nearly half of Britons have cut electricity and gas use’

Almost 24 million people were cutting energy use in their homes between March and June, according to a report

UK gas price shot up by 31% in last week of July

The ONS has said this is the sixth highest increase recorded this year

More than a quarter of Brits consider improving home energy efficiency as bills soar

Nearly 24% of energy customers might look at switching energy supplier, according to a survey

Four-in-ten struggled to pay their energy bills before the new price cap

More than half of customers living in the poorest areas of England had difficulty in paying their energy bills, according to a new survey

Energy efficiency and low emission vehicle sectors see annual turnover hit £19bn

The energy efficient products was the largest sector for turnover and employment, according to the ONS

Imported emissions ‘mean UK’s carbon footprint peaked later than believed’

The Office for National Statistics said while directly-produced carbon emissions peaked in 1972, total carbon emissions created by the UK economy peaked thirty-five years later

UK’s natural capital ‘is worth almost £1 trillion’

The Office for National Statistics says it has started ‘building accounts of the UK’s nature’

Green spending
UK Government spent £14.7bn on green protections in 2017

The Office for National Statistics suggests this accounted for around 1.8% of total government expenditure over the year