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Insulation: Government Assistance

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 9 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many homes have had insulation improvements funded by his Department since 11 September 2008. (320306)

The Warm Front scheme provides loft and cavity wall insulation and draught proofing for vulnerable households. The scheme records the measures delivered. Some homes will have received more than one insulation measure. The following table shows the number of insulation measures delivered by the scheme between 11 September 2008 and 28 February 2010.

Total insulation installed11 September 2008 to 28 February 2010

Insulation measure

Number installed

Cavity Wall Insulation

28,209

Draught proofing

33,776

Loft Insulation

47,230

Total

109,215

Note:

A proportion of these measures were funded by contributions from energy suppliers as part of the CERT programme.