patricia gibson

energy

Local MP calls for fairer energy prices

Patricia Gibson MP, SNP Consumer Affairs Spokesperson, calls for energy market action as shocking figures calculated by Octopus Energy show people in North Ayrshire & Arran are over-paying £5.5 million per year on their energy bills. Horrified by the extent to which the energy market is failing energy customers, a cross-party group of MPs has […]

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Local MP supports Citizens Advice Scotland’s call to halt Universal Credit

North Ayrshire & Arran MP, Patricia Gibson has voiced her support for Citizens Advice Scotland’s call to halt to the roll-out of the UK Government’s flagship Universal Credit (UC). The new benefit was intended to simplify the system by combining six benefits into one payment. Instead, in areas where it has been introduced in Scotland, […]