SCOTS Ministers last night hit back over claims it was "feeble" on fuel poverty, saying Scotland was using "all available mechanisms" at a time when Westminster was reducing its support to zero.
SCOTS Ministers last night hit back over claims it was \"feeble\" on fuel poverty, saying Scotland was using \"all available mechanisms\" at a time when Westminster was reducing its support to zero.
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Infrastructure Secretary Alex Neil, writing in The Herald today, contrasted his fuel poverty achievements with those of Westminster and claimed: "It is a record of which I and this Government are proud."
His response came after Dr Brenda Boardman, the expert who first identified the concept of fuel poverty a generation ago, argued that the Scottish Government's funding and delivery on the issue were failing to match the rhetoric and aspirations.
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