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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian seeks meeting with Shepherd Group after closure announcement for Portastor of Huntington

Julian seeks meeting with Shepherd Group after closure announcement for Portastor of Huntington

I have today contacted local business the Shepherd Group, Portastor’s parent company, to request a meeting on the planned closure of this firm, so I can receive a detailed update on what this means for Portastor employees, and see if there is anything I can do to assist them at this difficult time. Portastor currently

Julian raises York youth mental health services in Parliament

Yesterday, Julian spoke about the importance of keeping waiting times for York’s youth mental...

York Press column – Action on climate change

No one following the news recently can have missed the growing prominence of climate...

Julian meets Minister for Children and Families to highlight Special Educational Needs pressures in York

Last week, Julian met with the Minister for Children and Families, Nadhim Zahawi MP,...

Winter energy bills advice from Citizens Advice York

February 12, 2019

York’s Citizens Advice service are providing advice and guidance on how people can manage their heating and energy bills during this period of cold weather. This is all the more important given that cold weather payments were triggered for several York area postcodes last week. I encourage any local residents with questions or concerns in this area to consider attending.

They can help with a range of things, including:

  • Understanding tariffs and switching tariffs
  • Information about energy efficiency measures and grants
  • Benefit entitlement checks for eligibility and applications for Warm Home Discount (WHD), rebates available from energy suppliers and the Priority Services Register
  • Help to understand billing, meter readings and payment methods
  • Advice on dealing with fuel debt, including accessing financial support to pay off fuel debts through charitable grants, and ongoing payment plans.

Since October they have already helped 19 local residents to save money on their energy bills.  Citizens Advice York can help find best deal on the market, and also help with switching supplier if necessary.

They emphasise that if you are on a standard variable tariff, you may well be able to make savings. Energy savings advice is available at all of their advice sessions across York.

 

 

To contact Citizens Advice York for more information, please call 01904 623 648 or go to www.citizensadviceyork.org.uk/advice