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Warm Front Scheme: Lighting

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many energy efficient light bulbs have been provided under the Warm Front scheme in each of the last 10 years; and what the cost to the public purse was in each such year. (255874)

The number of households receiving two light bulbs under Warm Front since 2000 is detailed as follows:

Number of households

Total cost (£)

2000-01

215,238

1,016,999.55

2001-02

475,780

2,248,060.50

2002-03

533,882

2,522,592.45

2003-04

361,672

1,709,155.35

2004-05

411,928

1,946,359.80

2005-06

309,052

1,311,772.10

2006-07

476,532

1,927,580.02

2007-08

510,890

2,068,053.69

2008-09 (to date)

328,566

1,329,049.47