The lack of a credible plan to decarbonise the way homes and businesses are heated risks failing consumers and undermining public confidence, according to Citizens Advice.
In response to the government’s pilot scheme to recover unpaid council tax through deductions, the charity says collections must be affordable and should not leave people on low incomes with too little to live on.
Citizens Advice is warning about the future of 3,000 community branches as they face losing financial support. These important post offices are often the last shop in the village and provide essential services. Government funding is due to end in 2021.