There are rumours going around this morning that the Chancellor Rishi Sunak could announce the governments intention to give households up to £5,000 in vouchers to make energy saving changes to their homes.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is due to announce the pledge in a major speech tomorrow on the government’s plan to steer the country through its coronavirus recovery.

It will cost £2bn and comes in addition to a further £1bn to be spent on the decarbonisation of public buildings such as schools and hospitals – many of which are squandering heat and contributing