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Energy: Conservation

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 38807, tabled on 18 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the role of energy efficiency in meeting the UK’s climate targets.

Answered on

25 July 2022

The Government believes that improving insulation measures in homes is one of the best long-term solutions for reducing household energy costs and fuel poverty. Improving insulation across the UK’s housing stock also aligns with commitments to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

The Government has committed £6.6 billon across the lifetime of this Parliament to decarbonise heat and buildings.