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New Green Homes Grant to give up to £5,000 in vouchers for insulation and double glazing – what you need to know

Vouchers worth up to £5,000 will be issued to homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient under a new Government scheme

4 September 2020

Treasury Minister replies: 'Martin, I'll listen to your mortgage policy plans, but I've lines you can't cross'

The Economic Secretary to the Treasury has responded to news that MSE founder Martin Lewis is funding research to try to release 250,000 mortgage prisoners

2 March 2020

Millions in debt crisis to be helped by two-month 'breathing space'

New rules which will give people struggling with problem debt a grace period of 60 days to get their finances back under control are set to help millions, according to new estimates published by the Government

6 February 2020

Minister considering extending regulation to help mortgage prisoners

Treasury Minister John Glen has said that he is willing to consider extending the limits of the financial regulator's powers to help more 'mortgage prisoners' who are stuck on expensive deals with unregulated lenders and lenders that no longer offer new mortgages

28 January 2020

No new 1p or 2p coins produced last year

For the first time in decades, the Royal Mint didn't produce any new 1p or 2p coins in 2018

8 August 2019

Government to sell former Northern Rock mortgages

The Government has announced it is selling off 66,000 mortgages and unsecured loans originally held by NRAM, formerly part of failed lender Northern Rock

2 April 2019

Free sanitary products to be available in schools

Sanitary products will be made available for free in secondary schools and colleges in England, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced

13 March 2019

Pension cold-calling banned

Pension cold-calling has been made illegal from today, in a bid to tackle pension scams - here's what you need to know

9 January 2019

Fuel duty frozen for ninth year

Fuel duty is to be frozen for the ninth year in a row, the Prime Minister will announce today

3 October 2018

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