Citizens Advice Scotland

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A new strategy for Scotland’s rented sector will improve accessibility, affordability and standards, as part of a new 20-year route map for housing to be published next week by the Scottish Government. The Rented Sector strategy will be a key element of Housing to 2040 - Scotland’s first

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is telling MPs ahead of this week’s Budget that the Chancellor must make the £20 uplift to Universal Credit (UC) permanent. In a briefing sent to all Scottish MPs, the charity sets out how without the uplift UC will fall below the rate of inflation and risk

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Legislation which will help cut emissions, reduce fuel poverty and create green jobs by accelerating the deployment of heat networks has been passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament.

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MSPs from across Scotland will recognise the impact of the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) network in Scotland in a special members’ business debate at Holyrood today. Lodged by Christine Graham, MSP for Constituency Member for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, the debate will reco

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Shocking new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) shows that Universal Credit will fall below its 2013 value in real terms if plans to end the £20 uplift are not reversed.

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Energy prices are set to rise by as much as £97 for millions of consumers in April as a result of changes in wholesale energy prices, regulator Ofgem said today. When wholesale prices fell sharply last year in the wake of the first lockdown, the level of the price cap fell by £

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is warning that fuel debt – being in debt to your energy supplier – is a growing concern for consumers as the latest data from the Citizens Advice network reveals a 13% increase in fuel debt advice as a proportion of all debt advice compared to November 202

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The Citizens Advice network in Scotland helped 19,554 people in December, as concerns around debt and benefits continued amid COVID-19 restrictions, according to new data released today. The network has warned that demand shows no signing of letting up with rising demand for advice about fuel debt f

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the report by the Social Renewal Advisory Board, which has made recommendations for a fairer and more equal Scotland as the country prepares for its post-pandemic recovery. The SFHA has called on the Scottish Government to accept th

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to ‘save your energy’ as the charity launches its Big Energy Saving Month 2021 campaign. The campaign encourages people to get energy advice, and focuses on five key consumer groups:

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