Archive: Greg Barker

A climate change map from the Met Office highlighting the worst-affected areas

Exclusive: Tories to offer firms 'affordable' action on climate change

Conservatives are set to promise companies at the next general election their energy bills will not go up as a result of efforts to tackle climate change.

Opinion Former Articles

  • FSB: Mis-selling trial could have been avoided

    Listen to the Today Programme (54m) discuss figures from the FSB's 'Voice of Small Business' survey panel which show that a quarter of small firms are unaware that there will be a major change to the way they run their payroll, known as Real Time Information, in six months time. Only 16 per cent were aware of the changes and 60 per cent have had no communication from HMRC. Opposition MPs Toby Perkins and Liam Byrne joined our call for better communication on Twitter. Read the press release, view the results and read coverage in the Financial Times, This is Money and on the BBC.

  • NEA: Fuel poverty awareness day

    As temperatures plummet, the UK’s leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action launches Fuel Poverty Awareness Day urging all households struggling to heat their homes to seek help immediately and avoid needless suffering.

  • NEA: Don’t shiver in the cold weather there is free help available to lower energy bills

    With temperatures plummeting and energy bills continuing to soar, fuel poverty charity National Energy Action is using Big Energy Saving Week to urge all households to check if they are eligible for free help to improve the heating and insulation of their properties this winter.

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