Onward’s Head of Energy and Climate, Ed Birkett and lead author of ‘An Emergency Response to the Energy Crisis: a 5-point plan for the new Prime Minister‘ wrote an op-ed for The Times on how the next prime minster should tackle the energy crisis. He writes:
“households need help. Tax cuts will do little for the poorest: many simply earn too little to benefit. Instead, the Treasury should give every household £1,000 towards their energy bills and double it for those on means-tested benefits.”
“Without these emergency measures, the energy crisis could define the new PM’s term in office, and even cost them the next election.”
Read the full article here.
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