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Volume 470: debated on Wednesday 23 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will allocate more resources to the Government Affairs Team of the Warm Front scheme to provide timely and substantive responses to inquiries from hon. Members. (179705)

Resource allocation to the Warm Front Government Affairs Team is the responsibility of eaga plc as part of their contracted role as Warm Front scheme manager. Eaga are required to respond to hon. Members' inquiries within the timeline of 28 days. This is set by DEFRA for the Warm Front programme, and the vast majority of cases are responded to well within this timeframe. Particular concerns of hon. Members can be raised with Ministers.