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The Future Of Customer Engagement

ConsumersEnergy System
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2017

Utilities should stop applying the same tired tactics for customer engagement

ReShaping Regulation: Power From The Future

ConsumersEnergy SystemResource Security
Laura Sandys, Dr Jeff Hardy, Professor Richard Green
Publication year: 2017

This report aims to welcome the dynamism, opportunities and transformation that our energy sector can achieve through a new set of regulatory principles that embraces the changing nature of energy, technology and primarily consumers.

Regulatory revolution from the future

Energy System
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2017

With renewables and distributed energy becoming the norm, Laura Sandys says a new way of thinking is needed.

Breaking the energy commandments: time to rethink security of supply?

Energy SystemResource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2017

When one or two energy geeks meet it is rare that “security of supply” isn’t mentioned. “Thou shalt have security of supply” is one of the commandments of the energy system – keep those lights on!

Distributed Generation: from Cinderella to centre stage, a report by Carbon Connect - policyconnect.org.uk

Policy
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2015

Distributed Generation: from Cinderella to centre stage, a report by Carbon Connect, policyconnect.org.uk
http://www.policyconnect.org.uk/cc/sites/site_cc/files/report/346/fieldreportdownload/carbonconnect-distributedgenerationreport.pdf

"Calls for a UK exit from the EU are at best perverse, and at worst unpatriotic" - The Guardian

Europe
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2015

“Calls for a UK exit from the EU are at best perverse, and at worst unpatriotic”
The Guardian, Monday 22 December 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/dec/22/uk-exit-eu-perverse-unpatriotic-disaster-economically

Sweating Our Assets – Productivity and Efficiency Across the UK Economy - 2020 Report

Resource Security
Publication year: 2014

Sweating Our Assets – Productivity and Efficiency Across the UK Economy – January 2014 http://challenging-ideas.com/articles/2020_Report-Sweating_Our_Assets.pdf

“Why the 2020 Group wants to see Britain sweat its assets” - ConservativeHome

Resource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

“Why the 2020 Group wants to see Britain sweat its assets”, ConservativeHome, 4th February 2014 – http://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2014/02/laura-sandys-mp-why-the-2020-group-wants-to-see-britain-sweat-its-assets.html

“We need to ditch this 19th Century economic model” - BusinessGreen

Resource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

“We need to ditch this 19th Century economic model”, BusinessGreen, 3rd February 2014 – http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/feature/2326388/laura-sandys-we-need-to-ditch-this-19th-century-economic-model

“Tory modernisers to declare war on waste” - BusinessGreen

Resource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

“Tory modernisers to declare war on waste”, BusinessGreen, 5th February 2014 – http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2326372/tory-modernisers-to-declare-war-on-waste

“Tory modernisers make hard-headed pitch for greenery” - The Spectator

Resource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

“Tory modernisers make hard-headed pitch for greenery”, The Spectator, 3rd February 2014 – http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/2014/02/tory-modernisers-make-hard-headed-pitch-for-greenery/

“Tory group criticises Defra stance on waste” - letsrecycle.com

Resource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

“Tory group criticises Defra stance on waste”, letsrecycle.com, 5th February 2014 – http://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/waste-management/tory-group-criticises-defra-stance-on-waste

“Resource Association Supports Principles Behind Sweating Our Assets Report” - Resource Efficient Business

Resource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

“Resource Association Supports Principles Behind Sweating Our Assets Report” Resource Efficient Business, 5th February 2014 – http://www.rebnews.com/news/manufacturing/resource_association_supports_principles_behind_sweating_assets_report.html

“Conservatives are 'fundamentally misunderstood' over the environment” - The Telegraph

Energy System
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

“Conservatives are ‘fundamentally misunderstood’ over the environment”, The Telegraph, 26th February 2014 – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/10661953/Conservatives-are-fundamentally-misunderstood-over-the-environment.html

"Modern Tories launch proposal to rebuild the UK sustainably" - Blue & Green Tomorrow

Resource Security
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2014

‘Modern Tories’ launch proposal to rebuild the UK sustainably, Blue & Green Tomorrow, 3rd February 2014 – http://blueandgreentomorrow.com/2014/02/03/modern-tories-launch-proposal-to-rebuild-the-uk-sustainably/

“Why we need a Minister for Consumers” - ConservativeHome

Consumers
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“Why we need a Minister for Consumers”, ConservativeHome, 28th September 2013 – http://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2013/09/why-we-need-a-minister-for-consumers.html

“We must be on customers’ side – and be seen to be on their side” - ConservativeHome

Consumers
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“We must be on customers’ side – and be seen to be on their side”, ConservativeHome 28th May 2013 –  http://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2012/05/laura-sandys-mp.html

“The free market isn’t a licence to con people” - The Times

Consumers
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“The free market isn’t a licence to con people”, The Times, 2nd May 2013 – http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article3753959.ece

“Making the Green Economy the Mainstream Economy” in 2020 Vision: An Agenda for Transformation, Legatum Institute

Energy System
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“Making the Green Economy the Mainstream Economy” in 2020 Vision: An Agenda for Transformation, Legatum Institute, January 2013 – http://www.2020conservatives.com/Downloads/20_20_Vision.pdf

“It’s time for Sixty Second Shutdowns for rip-off supermarkets” - ConservativeHome

Consumers
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“It’s time for Sixty Second Shutdowns for rip-off supermarkets”, ConservativeHome, 19th November 2013 – http://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2013/11/from-laurasandysmp-its-time-for-sixty-second-shutdowns-for-rip-off-supermarkets.html

“Costing the consumer the earth” in Green conservatism: protecting the environment through open markets” - Green Alliance

Energy System
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“Costing the consumer the earth” in Green conservatism: protecting the environment through open markets”, Green Alliance, September 2013 –
http://www.green-alliance.org.uk/resources/Green%20conservatism-protecting%20the%20environment%20through%20open%20markets.pdf

“Consumers at the Heart of Markets” - 2020 and The Legatum Institute

Consumers
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“Consumers at the Heart of Markets”, 2020 and The Legatum Institute, Summer 2013 –
http://challenging-ideas.com/articles/2020-Laura-Sandys–Consumer-Paper.pdf

“Conservatism for the Consumer” in “Access all Areas – Building a Majority” - Renewal

Consumers
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“Conservatism for the Consumer” in “Access all Areas – Building a Majority”, Renewal, Summer 2013 – http://www.renewalgroup.org.uk/Access_All_Areas_v1.0.pdf”>www.renewalgroup.org.uk/Access_All_Areas_v1.0.pdf

“Cheap food of low quality hits the poor hardest” - The Times

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2013

“Cheap food of low quality hits the poor hardest”, The Times, 14th February 2013 – http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/thunderer/article3687579.ece

ConsumersPolicy
Tim Montgomerie
Publication year: 2013

Laura Sandys MP and a pro-consumer conservatism, by Tim Montgomerie, 27 January 2013
http://challenging-ideas.com/articles/Laura_Sandys_and_a_pro-consumer_conservatism.pdf

“Why Tory MPs must support House of Lords reform” - New Statesman

House of Lords
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“Why Tory MPs must support House of Lords reform”, New Statesman, 10th July 2012 – http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/politics/2012/07/why-tory-mps-must-support-house-lords-reform

“We're MPs, we're epileptic… and we're climbing Big Ben” - The Telegraph

Epilepsy
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“We’re MPs, we’re epileptic… and we’re climbing Big Ben”, The Telegraph, 26th March 2012 – http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/laurasandys/100146841/were-mps-were-epileptic-and-were-climbing-big-ben/

“We need a recipe to solve food poverty” - The Spectator

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“We need a recipe to solve food poverty”, The Spectator, 20th December 2012 – http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/2012/12/we-need-a-recipe-to-solve-food-poverty/

“The Hunger Games” - The Spectator

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“The Hunger Games”, The Spectator, 12th August 2012 – http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/2012/08/the-hunger-games/

“The green economy – or maybe the kaleidoscope economy” - The Growth Factory

Energy System
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“The green economy – or maybe the kaleidoscope economy”, The Growth Factory – http://www.thegrowthfactory.co.uk/sectors/green-technology/#.UtAdxdJdVIE

“The best food is neither cheap nor chips” - The Telegraph

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“The best food is neither cheap nor chips”, The Telegraph, 24th April 2012 – www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/9223511/The-best-food-is-neither-cheap-nor-chips.html

“One man, one vote beats one PM, 240 peers” - The Times

House of Lords
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“One man, one vote beats one PM, 240 peers”, The Times, 28th July 2012 – http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article3458735.ece

“In these tough times, young people need to learn to cook from left-overs and change a plug” - The Telegraph

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“In these tough times, young people need to learn to cook from left-overs and change a plug”, The Telegraph, 6th March 2012 – http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/laurasandys/100141691/in-these-tough-times-young-people-need-to-learn-to-cook-from-left-overs-and-change-a-plug/

“Greening the economy is not a ‘nice to have’” - BusinessGreen

Energy System
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“Greening the economy is not a ‘nice to have’”, BusinessGreen – http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/opinion/2203244/greening-the-economy-is-not-a-nice-to-have

“Consumerism and Conservatives” – November 2012

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“Consumerism and Conservatives” – November 2012

“Care of the elderly, not NHS restructuring, is the biggest health challenge the Government faces” - The Telegraph

Carers
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“Care of the elderly, not NHS restructuring, is the biggest health challenge the Government faces”, The Telegraph, 29th February 2012 – http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/laurasandys/100140333/care-of-the-elderly-not-nhs-restructuring-is-the-biggest-health-challenge-the-government-faces/

“Britain must put food back on the table” - The Guardian

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2012

“Britain must put food back on the table”, The Guardian, 21st November 2012 – http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/nov/21/britain-food-on-table

“Why food security must be viewed as a strategic threat” - The Ecologist

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2011

"Action urged to combat food price rises" - ePolitix.com

Food
Laura Sandys
Publication year: 2011