Green homes sector calls for £1bn funding to be restored. Industry bodies blame poor administration for low uptake of £1.5bn flagship scheme.
FT 17th Feb 2021 read more »
The Green Homes Grant scheme is in such chaos that a huge majority of its £1.5bn budget for this year is unspent. The government has said it will pocket that money, rather than rolling it over to next year’s £320m fund. But the Environmental Audit Committee says that would be a “deeply retrograde step”. Conservative MP Philip Dunne, who chairs the committee, told the BBC: “We need a long-term commitment to helping people insulate their homes – at the very least until the end of this Parliament.
BBC 17th Feb 2021 read more »