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PRAM Forum Resource page

You will find all the discussed docments and presentations here after each digital forum.

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SFHA response to consultation on Energy Efficient Scotland

SFHA response to Scottish Government consultation on the pace of delivery of the Energy Efficient Scotland programme.

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Fuel Poverty Bill Update

The Fuel Poverty Bill has now passed through Stage Two and will now go before the Scottish Parliament for final amendment and approval through a Stage Three debate before the summer recess. 

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Holyrood Tenement Maintenance Group to Publish Final Report

The parliamentary working group on tenements is to publish its final report in May.  The Interim Report recommended that all mixed tenure tenements should have 5 yearly inspection reports on common parts, mandatory owners associations and a requirement for all owners to pay into a sinking fund for repairs and maintenance.

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New Standards on Fire and Smoke Alarms

The Scottish Government has set new standards for fire and smoke alarms in existing homes to be met by February 2021. SFHA understands interest free loan funding will be available to housing associations to support the work and await confirmation of this.

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Prepare for the smart meter rollout with free resources

SFHA is continuing its campaign with Smart Energy GB to promote the rollout of smart meters across Scotland. As part of this campaign, we want to encourage our members to support their low income tenants through face-to-face conversations about the benefits of smart meters. More information about our campaign is available here.

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Fuel Poverty – SFHA to Submit Evidence to Parliament

A Fuel Poverty Bill is making its way through the Scottish Parliament.  As part of the process that shapes the content of the bill, the SFHA will be submitting evidence to the Local Government & Communities Committee which is scrutinising the Bill.  

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Fire and smoke alarm standard – proposed delay to commencement date

The Scottish Government is seeking to delay the deadline requiring the installation of interlinked fire and smoke detectors to February 2022.

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SFHA response: Ofgem consultation on extending protections for non-E7 restricted meter customers

The consultation sought views on the extension of protections for those on restricted meters and therefore unable to access the cheapest tariffs - a particular concern for our members in the Highlands and Islands, where tenants are forced to rely on electricity as their main source of fuel.

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Consultation on draft work plan of Energy Consumers Commission: SFHA response

The consultation sought views on the draft 20/21 work plan of the ECC, established by the Scottish Government to enhance the voice of consumers who reside in Scotland within the energy market.

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Scottish Government provides additional £16m to tackle fuel poverty

Additional support is being made available to improve the energy effiency of homes, through the enhancement of insulation and the installation of energy efficient heating systems, including those using renewable technology.

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Scottish House Condition Survey: additional analysis shows impact of COVID-19 on fuel poverty rates

The experimental analysis models the potential impact of COVID-19 on fuel poverty rates and includes additional pre-payment meter analysis. 

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Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill: call for evidence

SFHA has been invited to give evidence to the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee at the beginning of September.

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SFHA response to green recovery call for evidence

By Stacey Dingwall, SFHA Policy Lead.

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