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Energy Performance Certificates

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 5 May 2009, Official Report, column 128W, on energy performance certificates, how many fixed penalties have been imposed on landlords in each month since the provisions of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive took effect in England. (274958)

Penalty notices are issued by local weights and measures authorities who are empowered to enforce the Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007. There is no requirement for the Department to be informed when a penalty charge notice is issued.