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The cost of living class war

Chaitanya Kumar writes for Tribune


Chaitanya Kumar wrote for Tribune about our research showing that energy bills will rise 7.5 times faster for the poorest families than the richest:

Some of the roots of this scandal can be traced back to the government’s 2015 culling of legislation and regulation on energy efficiency and renewable energy, as part of plans to cut the green crap’. The combined effect of such short-sighted measures added £2.5 billion to household energy bills. One policy that was eliminated was the zero-carbon homes standard, which would have required all new homes to emit net-zero carbon dioxide from 2016. If the government had held builders to that standard, households could be saving £200 on their energy bills today.”

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