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Warm homes breakthrough: Government infrastructure plan includes home energy efficiency

March 23rd, 2016

  • The Infrastructure Planning Authority yesterday published its National Infrastructure Delivery Plan which for the first time includes energy efficiency and home insulation.
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Chancellor reduces investment in home energy efficiency as winter deaths surge

November 25th, 2015

Energy Bill Revolution Response to Spending Review

  • ONS announces today Excess Winter Deaths in England and Wales surged to 43,900 in 2014/15, the highest since 1999
  • With winter coming, Chancellor refuses to invest one penny of the £100 Billion infrastructure budget in insulating the UK housing stock, the best long term solution to cold home crisis
  • Energy efficiency investment reduced again with the Energy Company Obligation (flagship scheme to improve home energy efficiency) falling from £800 million to £650 million (having already falling from £1.3bn to £800m in 2013)
  • ECO reduction and not further public funding for homes means only 1 million households can be helped with energy efficiency measures this Parliament, a 78% decline in support compared to last Parliament when 4.5 million homes were helped
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Winter Deaths Set to Surge as Campaigners Call for Insulating Homes to be made an Infrastructure Priority

November 24th, 2015

  • Official winter death figures for 2014/15 set to surge
  • Government ambition to insulate 1 million homes is 78% decrease in support compared to last 5 years
  • Without infrastructure support in spending review it will take 270 years to make all UK homes energy efficient Read more


October 28th, 2015

  • UK performs worst overall of 16 European countries across a range of housing and fuel poverty indicators
  • UK ranks 14th out of 16 European countries on fuel poverty and 12th of 16 on households reporting that their home is in a poor state of repair
  • UK’s most energy inefficient homes have to spend £2,670 per year on energy on average according to research1
  • 8 out of 10 of the English Parliamentary constituencies with the most energy inefficient homes are Conservative, with 4 represented by Ministers Read more

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