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Warm Front Scheme

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the average waiting time between successful application to the Warm Front scheme and the installation of the efficiency measures was in each year since the scheme was established. (266158)

[holding answer 24 March 2009]: The average waiting times since the start of the current Scheme in 2005 until 28 February 2009 are detailed in the following table. These waiting times are within the Department’s contractual guidelines, which state that heating measures will be installed within 120 days of survey and insulation measures within 40 days.

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

Heating

Installation

66.0 days

81.9 days

63.8 days

64.7 days

Insulation

Installation

28.2 days

32.7 days

27.4 days

35.8 days