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Warm Front Scheme

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 21 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the average waiting time for the installation of (a) heating and (b) insulation measures under the Warm Front scheme in (i) Jarrow constituency, (ii) South Tyneside, (iii) the North East and (iv) the UK in each year since the inception of that scheme. (310621)

The following table details average timescales in working days for (a) heating and (b) insulation measures delivered by Warm Front in England since the beginning of the current phase of the scheme in 2005, and for Jarrow, South Tyneside and North East England in the current year to date.

Further details on timescales for (i) Jarrow constituency, (ii) South Tyneside, (iii) the North East will be placed in the House of Commons Library when available.

Average days

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-101

Heating

Insulation

Heating

Insulation

Heating

Insulation

Heating

Insulation

Heating

Insulation

Jarrow

32.2

17.1

South Tyneside

36.3

16.1

North East England

36.2

13.6

England

67.7

30.9

81.7

33.2

65.8

27.6

65.1

34.0

36.1

14.8

1 To 31 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the number of back boilers which have been replaced under the Warm Front scheme in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK in each year since its inception. (310622)

The following table shows the total number of boilers replaced by the Warm Front Scheme in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England in each year since the current phase of the Scheme began in 2005, but does not differentiate back boilers and other types of boiler replaced under Warm Front. Details on types of boiler being replaced are not recorded.

Boilers Installed

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-101

Total

Jarrow

31

104

248

257

160

800

South Tyneside

80

295

493

550

291

1709

North East England

1175

4745

7379

8448

6152

27899

England

14,136

53,436

75,600

80,458

66,212

289,842

1 Up to 3 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much has been provided in Warm Front grants in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK in each year since their inception. (310664)

The following table shows the value of Warm Front funding spent in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England in each year since the beginning of the current phase of the Scheme in 2005.

£

Measures Spend

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

Total

Jarrow

194,674.62

335,418.07

722,418.63

791,523.15

518,328.38

2,562,362.85

South Tyneside

439,733.01

917,753.50

1,431,320.02

1,659,580.58

307,773.59

4,756,160.71

North East England

8,013,910.25

17,304,135.33

24,211,961.07

27,050,477.38

17,056,295.05

93,636,779.09

England

117,586,794.08

261,354,000.01

336,001,000.06

362,115,000.16

319,114,710.69

1,396,171,505.00

Note:

Figures above include the cost of all measures provided through Warm Front, including those subsequently funded through interaction with other programmes (for example with utilities and CERT).