Josh Green

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Josh joined Which? as an advocacy officer in May 2011 and principally works on energy issues, with some travel and transport work for good measure. Prior to joining Which? Josh worked as a public affairs adviser for a trade association for the UK aerospace industry. Before that he spent two and a half years working as researcher and press officer for a variety of Members of Parliament, covering issues from immigration, farming, defence and affordable housing.

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The Government must urgently cut smart meter roll-out costs

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 7 October 2014
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Energy meter

Have you had a smart meter installed in your house? The official roll-out’s due to start next year, but we’re concerned about the £10.9bn cost. That’s why we’re calling on the Government to urgently cut costs. (more about smart meters...)

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Would a :-) or :-( convince you to save energy?

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 25 June 2014
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Smiley face on box

Even when the weather's hotting up, you can’t keep energy costs out of the news. The latest development is a study of 540 homes which found a smiley face can help people save energy. Confused? Let me fill you in. (more about smileys...)

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Eon fined £12m for mis-selling – were you affected?

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 16 May 2014
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Eon

The latest in a long line of embarrassing episodes for the UK’s big energy providers came to light this morning, with the announcement that Eon has been ordered to pay £12m to customers due to large scale mis-selling. (more about Eon mis-selling...)

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ASA tells BT to give accurate broadband speed estimates

by , Campaigns Officer Technology 8 May 2014
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Snail on keyboard

An Advertising Standards Authority ruling has set some hares running in the world of broadband. The ASA upheld a complaint from a BT customer who claimed they were misled as to the speed they could achieve. (more about broadband speed...)

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Where the streets have slow broadband

by , Campaigns Officer Technology 24 April 2014
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UK flag on keyboard

Do you live in Wheatley Road in Essex, or Erw Fawr in Wales? If you do, the results of a Uswitch survey suggest that you’re getting some of the slowest broadband download speeds in the country. (more about broadband speeds...)

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Tired of being in the broadband slow lane?

by , Campaigns Officer Technology 21 March 2014
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Broadband campaign illustration

Has your broadband connection ever slowed down or dropped out altogether? Our research suggests that 13 million households experience problems with their internet connection... (more about broadband connection...)

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World Consumer Rights Day and your mobile phone rights

by , Campaigns Officer Consumer Rights 15 March 2014
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Happy flying mobile phone cartoon

Today is World Consumer Rights Day and our friends at Consumers International are using the opportunity to focus on your mobile rights. Time then, I thought, for an update on our Fixed Means Fixed campaign. (more about phone rights...)

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Does an energy supplier owe you money?

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 28 February 2014
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Pound coins on energy prices

The Big Six have been asked by Ofgem to return millions to former customers after it was found they were holding £400m in credit from closed accounts. Are you owed money by your previous energy supplier? (more about the Big Six...)

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Time to Fix the Big Six and the broken energy market

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 14 February 2014
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Fix the Big Six campaign logo

Our energy market is broken. We don’t know if the price we pay for our energy is fair, trust in energy companies is at a disastrously low level and bills are rising sharply every year. It’s about time we fixed things. (help us Fix the Big Six...)

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Government announces £50 off our energy bills – is it enough?

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 2 December 2013
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Coin on gas flame

Four days ahead of the Autumn Statement, the Government has announced proposals it says will save the average British household £50 on their energy bills. (more about energy announcements...)

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£8.4bn price tag for failing energy efficiency schemes

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 27 November 2013
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insulation

£8.4bn – that’s the estimate of how much we've spent on successive government’s energy efficiency policies. And yet the majority of Britain’s homes still don’t have adequate insulation. It’s time something was done. (more about energy efficient homes...)

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A big week for energy – but we need radical changes

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 31 October 2013
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Pound coin on gas hob

It's been a big week in the world of energy, and its only Thursday. On Tuesday the Big Six were up in front of the Energy Select Committee, and today Ed Davey gave his Annual Energy Statement… (more about energy...)

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Mobile customers are still baffled by RPI price rises

by , Campaigns Officer Technology 1 September 2013
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Fixed Means Fixed logo

Even if you managed to find the clause buried in your ‘fixed’ mobile phone contract that says your provider can hike prices by the rate of RPI, would you know what that means? (more about mobile phone contracts...)

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How much is green energy adding to your bills?

by , Campaigns Officer Energy & Home 30 July 2013
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£10 notes as wind turbines

MPs have criticised the way energy companies communicate price rises with their customers, causing ‘deep mistrust’. Do you know what’s actually causing your energy bills to go up? (more about energy bills...)

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