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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-03848
Asked by: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Date lodged: 19 October 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on (a) the resumption of work on its Fuel Poverty Strategy and (b) the appointment of the statutory Fuel Poverty Advisory Panel.

Current status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 16 November 2021


Answer

The Fuel Poverty Strategy was laid in Parliament on the 9th November and, as set out in the Programme for Government 2021, will be published by the end of this calendar year.

The public appointments process for the independent statutory Scottish Fuel Poverty Advisory Panel has been progressed and an announcement on the appointment of the Chair and members of the Panel will be made shortly.