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Heating: Housing

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 31277, tabled on 12 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department plans to take to support low income households with the higher running costs of air source heat pumps compared to traditional gas boilers.

Answered on

15 July 2021

The Government is planning to publish a Heat and Buildings Strategy in due course. This will include information on the Government’s approach to the transition to low carbon heating through a comprehensive policy package comprising targeted regulatory, market-based and public investment measures.

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