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Housing: Insulation

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 226265, tabled on 4 March 2015

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.

Answered on

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.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change
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