Call for stamp duty cut to boost energy efficiency

Think tanks advocate for a ‘Rebate to Renovate’ scheme, offering a stamp duty rebate to incentivise homeowners to enhance the energy efficiency of their properties

‘New homes less water efficient than those built in the 1930s’

Houses built before 1900 have a better boiler efficiency than those made between 1950 and 1982, as well as 1991 to 1995, a new study claims