Citizens Advice response to the Autumn Statement and Spending Review

As the Government sets out its spending plans for the next four years, Citizens Advice Chief Executive Gillian Guy said: “This Spending Review offers relief to households braced for tax credit cuts but sets a long term challenge for local government. “A growing economy, more people in work and rising wages will bring benefits to … Read more

Scrapping support for onshore wind developments could hit energy customers

Government proposals to block onshore wind farms could cost energy consumers at least £0.5 billion, a new report has warned. Citizens Advice says a pledge to end new subsidies for onshore wind farms could stifle crucial attempts to lower bills and reduce harmful emissions. The new report, Generating Value?, from the national charity says excluding … Read more