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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Tired of being in the broadband slow lane?

by , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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 , Advocacy 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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Energy decisions shouldn’t take place behind closed doors

by , Advocacy Officer Energy & Home 5 June 2013
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A closed door

As the Energy Bill continues its journey through Parliament, important decisions have yet to be made on energy infrastructure. Is it reasonable to expect transparency on big decisions that involve your money? (more about energy transparency...)

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Smart meter roll-out delayed – time to get it right

by , Advocacy Officer Energy & Home 13 May 2013
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Green sand timer

News reached us last week that the introduction of smart meters into 30m UK homes would be delayed by a year. Time enough for the government to make sure the £11bn cost doesn't spiral out of control. (more about smart meter roll-out...)

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Scrap energy standing charges to keep it simple

by , Advocacy Officer Energy & Home 1 May 2013
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A pile of colourful numbers

You may have seen today's Daily Mail story about the 'standing charges' energy companies levy on customers. If you've ever read your bill, you’ll be familiar with the term, but what are these charges? Why do they vary? (more about energy standing charges...)

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Mobile phone price rises: should Ofcom stick to its guns?

by , Advocacy Officer Technology 25 March 2013
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Fixed Means Fixed supporters cartoon

A lot has happened since we launched our Fixed Means Fixed campaign. Our formal complaint led to Ofcom launching a consultation on price rises during fixed contracts – and your views were integral to our response. (more about our response to Ofcom...)

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