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Home Energy Efficiency Scheme

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 21 November 2007, Official Report, column 868W, on home energy efficiency scheme, who is responsible for paying the administration fees for warm front vouchers; and what the procedure is for making those payments. (168913)

For each voucher claimed, the management fees paid to the scheme manager at eaga plc, are shared between DEFRA and the installer.

Once the work is completed, the installer submits the £300 voucher to the scheme manager, who deducts a £50 administration charge and makes a payment of £250 to the installer.

Additional management fees are paid to the scheme manager by DEFRA on a monthly basis.