Caroline Flint – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Energy and Climate Change

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Caroline Flint on 2014-07-15.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2014, Official Report, column 305W, on housing: energy, how much of the financial support allocated to the Green Deal Programme in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2013-14 was spent in each year.

Amber Rudd

As of the end of March 2014, £186.7 million had been spent by DECC; £9.3 million in 2011-12, £62.6 million in 2012-13 and £114.8 million in 2013-14. There was also a small amount of Green Deal policy development prior to April 2011.

In addition to implementing the core Green Deal framework, the figure given for total spend includes for instance that for the recently launched Green Deal Communities programme – an £88 million fund to support 24 local authority consortia (covering c100 local authorities in total) to deliver Green Deal on a street by street basis. It also comprises other schemes relating to wider energy efficiency work including the Energy Technologies List (ETL), Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP), Home Energy Efficiency Database (HEED).