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Warm Front Scheme: Bexley

Volume 491: debated on Monday 20 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many boilers installed under the Warm Front scheme in Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency have required repair on (a) one, (b) two, (c) three and (d) four or more occasions. (266903)

I have been asked to reply.

The Warm Front scheme offers an aftercare provision with cover for parts and labour under all installed gas central heating systems for two years. The latest period for which figures are available is 1 September 2007 to 2 April 2009. The following data show system repairs (including, although not exclusively pertaining to, boiler repairs) in Bexleyheath and Crayford and England respectively:

Bexleyheath and Crayford

Number

1 Visit

262

2 Visits

65

3 Visits

32

>4 Visits

9

Total properties covered

1,323

Total Properties Visited

368

England

Number

1 Visit

66,890

2 Visits

20,617

3 Visits

6,353

>4 Visits

3,027

Total properties covered

377,256

Total Properties Visited

96,887