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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-01391: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 12 July 2016

To ask the Scottish Government who the members are of the Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum; when the forum last met, and whether it plans to continue with it.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 27 July 2016

The Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum is chaired independently by Alan B Ferguson. Representatives from the following organisations are members of the group:

Age Scotland

Association for the Conservation of Energy

Child Poverty Action Group

Citizens Advice Scotland

COSLA

Energy Action Scotland

Energy Saving Trust

Existing Homes Alliance Scotland

Public Health Scotland/NHS Scotland

Poverty Alliance

Scottish Gas

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

Scottish Power

Shelter

SSE

Scottish Housing Energy Efficiency Network (SHEEN)

Ofgem (as observers)

ScottishPower Energy Networks (as observers)

Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution Networks (as observers)

Chair of Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force (until group is dissolved)

Chair of Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group (until group is dissolved)

The Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum last met on 27 April 2016 and will meet again on 24 August 2016.

The Scottish Government will continue to work with stakeholders, including the Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum to tackle fuel poverty.