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Social Rented Housing: Standards

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many boilers have been replaced under the Decent Homes programme in each of the last three years. (279041)

We do not collect data on the number of boilers installed in council homes. However, the statistical return that local authorities complete at the end of each financial year does include data on the number of dwellings that have had new central heating systems installed.

Number of local authority dwellings receiving new central heating systems by year

Number

2005-06

139,494

2006-07

135,477

2007-08

113,520

Total

388,491

Source:

Data from the Business Plan Statistical Appendix

The Department does not collect data on insulation works by registered social landlords.