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Warm Front Scheme

Volume 494: debated on Friday 19 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the average time has been between the payment of a top-up fee and the completion of installation work in cases where Warm Front installations have required a householder top-up to be paid in each year since the introduction of top-ups to the scheme. (255873)

The following table shows the average number of days between receipt of a Warm Front top-up payment and completion of installation. These timescales are based upon the latest period for which the data is available—1 June 2005 until 28 October 2008.

Installations by time band

Average days

Scheme year

Owner occupied

Private rented

Combined average

2005-06

34

49

35

2006-07

32

48

33

2007-08

23

33

23

2008-091

24

57

24

1 To end October 2008