To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with reference to the contribution of 3 February 2015 from the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in his Department, Official Report, column 21WH, on cavity wall insulation, what assessment his Department has made of the proposal to extend the required number of independent inspections of ECO cavity wall installations beyond five per cent.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
17 March 2015
I wrote to the Chief Executive of Ofgem on 9 February, regarding this issue. I requested that Ofgem provide information on whether the 5% technical monitoring rate under ECO should be increased.
DECC officials are currently reviewing Ofgem’s response.