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Fuel Poverty: Mobile Homes

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what plans his Department has to reduce fuel poverty among park home residents. (258686)

Those residing in Park Homes are eligible for the Warm Front scheme providing that they receive one of the income or disability related qualifying benefits. However, many Park Homes can prove ‘hard to treat’ and may not be suitable for some of the measures currently available under Warm Front.

However, Warm Front is currently reviewing alternative products which could be used to heat and insulate park home properties, to assess their suitability for inclusion in the scheme.