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Warm Front Scheme

Volume 489: debated on Friday 20 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many staff of each grade in his Department work primarily on the Warm Front scheme. (257477)

DECC currently has five officials who work primarily on the Warm Front Scheme. They are one senior executive officer, two higher executive officers, one executive officer and one administrative officer. In addition, other, more senior officials spend part of their time working on the scheme.

The work of these officials is supplemented by expert advice from finance, legal, procurement and contract staff.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what his Department’s expenditure on the Warm Front scheme has been in each month of financial year 2008-09 to date. (257479)

The information requested can be found in the following table.

Warm front spend 2008-09

£

April 2008

49,579,714

May 2008

59,247,634

June 2008

33,295,286

July 2008

33,377,394

August 2008

29,326,235

September 2008

25,000,989

October 2008

25,973,827

November 2008

26,362,569

December 2008

35,440,683

January 2009

32,994,210

Total

350,598,540

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change which contractors are used for the delivery of the Warm Front scheme in each Government office region. (257598)

The installers working on the Warm Front scheme in each Government office region can be seen in the following table:

Government office region

Installer

East Midlands

Better Plumbing Services Ltd.

Iguana Services Ltd.

Blue Flag Ltd.

EAGA Social Housing Ltd.

East Coast Gas Services Ltd.

Heating Efficiency Systems Ltd.

Interglow (Contracts) Ltd.

Kershaw Contracting Services Ltd.

KHI Ltd.

R.G. Francis

Mark Insulations Ltd.

Paul Brant Plumbing and Heating

Perry Electrical Ltd.

Smethwick Energy Action Ltd.

Staywarm Insulation

Sun Realm Heating Co. Ltd.

Westville Ltd.

A & M Insulation (formerly JSL)

EAGA Home Services

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

East of England

Anglian Insulations Ltd.

Aran Services

Castle Point Insulation Ltd.

Cosytop Thermal Insulations Ltd.

Dawsetway Ltd.

Iguana Services Ltd.

East Coast Gas Services Ltd.

Eastern Contracting

Heating Efficiency Systems Ltd.

Igloo Insulation

Interglow (Contracts) Ltd.

Kershaw Contracting Services Ltd.

Lion Insulation Ltd.

R.G. Francis

EAGA Homes Services

Orion Insulation And Construction Services Ltd.

Quality Heating Services Ltd.

R.G. Francis

Southern Electric Contracting Ltd.

Staywarm Insulation

Sun Realm Heating Co. Ltd.

West Anglia Insulation Ltd.

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

North East

A & N Evans Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

Blue Flag Ltd.

Darfield Heating Services Ltd.

Dyson Insulations Ltd.

R.G. Francis

Everwarm Services Ltd.

Fenhams Contracts

Iguana Services Ltd.

Karnheath Ltd.

KNW Ltd.

Middlesbrough Insulation Co. Ltd. T/A Heatpac

Miller Pattison Ltd. (Bedworth)

EAGA Homes Services

On Tap Heating Ltd.

The Heating Company (UK) Ltd. T/A Total Trade Services

The Insulation Company (T.I.C.)

UK Quality Solutions Ltd.

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

North West

A & M Insulations Ltd. (St. Helens)

A.K.M. Heating Ltd.

Amara Heating Ltd.

Amberglow Central Heating Services

AMD Heating

A.W. Fairhurst Ltd.

BGC Gas Services Ltd.

Blue Flag Ltd.

Compass Gas Ltd.

Complete Electrical (UK) Ltd.

Cosyseal Insulation Ltd.

Dane Housing (Congleton) Ltd.

Direct Line Maintenance Services Ltd.

Dyson Insulations Ltd.

R.G. Francis

East Coast Gas Services Ltd.

Enterprise Managed Services Ltd.

EAGA Homes Services

Fenhams Contracts

Gas Call Services Ltd.

Gavin Ward Ltd.

Glowarm DSP Ltd.

Harland Rise Ltd.

Heatex Quality Insulation Ltd.

Heating Efficiency Systems Ltd.

Heating Solutions T/A Premier Energy Solutions

Home Insulation Services NW Ltd.

Homecare Home Improvements

Iguana Services Ltd.

Insulation UK Ltd

J M C Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

KHI Ltd.

Mark Insulations Ltd.

Mellor Wakefield Ltd.

EAGA Homes Services

Miller Pattison Ltd. (Warrington)

The Heating Company (UK) Ltd. T/A Total Trade Services

The Heating Company (UK) Ltd. T/A Total Trade Services

The Insulation Company (T.I.C.)

UK Quality Solutions Ltd.

Viscount Environmental Ltd.

Warmer Heating Ltd.

Zanet Ltd. T/A Gascare Heating

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

South East

1A Autoheat Limited T/A Gascare

1st Saxon—Clenmay Ltd.

A & M Insulations Ltd. (Swindon)

B. Bowden & Co. Ltd.

Castle Point Insulation Ltd.

Cosytop Thermal Insulations Ltd.

Dawsetway Ltd.

Downs Insulation & Electrical Ltd.

East Coast Gas Services Ltd.

Eastern Contracting

Heating Efficiency Systems Ltd.

Homewarm Ltd.

Igloo Insulation

Iguana Services Ltd.

Instafoam & Fibre Ltd.

Interglow (Contracts) Ltd.

Kershaw Contracting Services Ltd.

Lion Insulation Ltd.

Mark Insulations Ltd.

MG Heating (IW) Ltd.

Miller Pattison Ltd. (Crawley)

EAGA Home Services

Orion Insulation and Construction Services Ltd.

Quake Energy

Quality Heating Services Ltd.

R.G. Francis

Southern Electric Contracting Ltd. (Sec)

Sun Realm Heating Co. Ltd.

Swale Heating Ltd.

Warmerhome (Southern) Ltd.

Warm-Space Insulation Ltd.

Wessex Electricals (Shaftesbury) Ltd.

West Anglia Insulation Ltd.

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

A & M Insulations Ltd. (Swindon)

Domestic & General Insulation Ltd.

South West

East Coast Gas Services Ltd.

Excelsior Homecare Ltd.

Fenhams Contracts

Harland Rise Ltd.

Ivor R. Cook Ltd.

Kershaw Contracting Services Ltd.

Iguana Service Ltd.

R.G. Francis

Mark Insulations Ltd.

EAGA Homes Services

Southern Electric Contracting Ltd. (SEC)

Warm-Space Insulation Ltd.

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

ABCO Thermal Insulation

BGC Gas Services Ltd.

West Midlands

Blue Flag Ltd.

Central Installations Ltd.

Dane Housing (Congleton) Ltd.

Direct Line Maintenance Services Ltd.

Domestic & General Insulation Ltd.

R.G. Francis

East Coast Gas Services Ltd.

Envirowarm Ltd.

Excelsior Homecare Ltd.

F. J. Jones Heating Engineers Ltd.

Fenhams Contracts

General Gas Services Ltd.

Harland Rise Ltd.

Heatex Quality Insulation Ltd.

Iguana Services Ltd.

Insulation Techniques and Services Ltd.

Interglow (Contracts) Ltd.

Ivor R. Cook Ltd.

J M C Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

Kelco Heating Ltd.

Kershaw Contracting Services Ltd.

KHI Ltd.

Mark Insulations Ltd.

EAGA Homes Services

Miller Pattison Ltd. (Bedworth)

P.H. Jones Ltd.

Smethwick Energy Action Ltd.

Sol Energy Ltd.

Warm-Space Insulation Ltd.

A & M Insulation (formerly JSL)

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

Better Plumbing Services Ltd.

Yorkshire and the Humber

East Coast Gas Services Ltd.

Heating Efficiency Systems Ltd.

Kershaw Contracting Services Ltd.

KHI Ltd.

Iguana Services Ltd.

Perry Electrical Ltd.

R.G. Francis

A & M Insulation (formerly JSL)

EAGA Home Services

EAGA Renewables Ltd.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much has been spent on the Heating Rebate Scheme in each year since its inception. (257604)

The amounts spent on the Heating Rebate Scheme since it was introduced in 2006, based on financial years are as follows:

£

2006-07

1,097,047

2007-08

21,117,583

2008-09

121,366,302

1 April 2008 to January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the budget of the Heating Rebate Scheme is for (a) 2008-09 and (b) each of the next five financial years. (257605)

The Warm Front £300 heating rebate has not been allocated a set budget and vouchers are currently provided in all instances where a valid application is made.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many households in (a) West Lancashire constituency and (b) England have received Warm Front grants in each year since the establishment of the scheme. (261975)

The table shows the number of households in West Lancashire and England that received Warm Front grants to improve their energy efficiency in each year since 2000.

Assisted households

Scheme year

West Lancashire

England

2000-01

365

97,616

2001-02

1,018

307,678

2002-03

467

219,328

2003-04

534

188,974

2004-05

1,052

208,084

2005-06

905

173,184

2006-07

763

253,079

2007-08

858

268,900

2008-09

599

181,080

Total

6,561

1,897,923