31,100 winter deaths due to ‘poor insulated homes’

The UK saw a steep rise in the number of winter deaths last year, with charity and green groups claiming it was a result of “poor insulated homes”. There was an extra 31,100 winter deaths in England and Wales last year – a 29% rise compared to the previous winter, according to the Office for […]

"Dormouse" Ed Davey's energy statement "lacks real solutions"

Ed Davey’s annual energy statement today “lacked real solutions” for rising energy bills and hard-pressed householders in the country. That’s according to environmental campaigners and consumer groups who made it clear they weren’t happy with the Energy Secretary despite his plans to hold a competition review on the UK’s energy market and make switching easier […]