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Warm Front Scheme: Finance

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 10 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what percentage of the total costs of all Warm Front schemes were material costs in the last 12 months for which figures are available. (177639)

Between 1 December 2006 and 30 November 2007, 25.58 per cent. of the total costs for the Warm Front scheme were material costs.

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in how many and what proportion of cases the cost of Warm Front work recommended exceeded the available grant (a) in Bassetlaw and (b) nationally in the latest period for which figures are available. (177747)

Since June 2005, 16.94 per cent. of households in England which received assistance through the Warm Front scheme were asked to pay an excess contribution.

Over the same period 22.33 per cent. of households in Bassetlaw which received Warm Front assistance were asked to pay an excess contribution.