Warm Home Discount Scheme

(asked on 23rd October 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2020 to Question 67591 on Warm Home Discount Scheme, if he will increase the amount of the Warm Home Discount to improve that scheme's targeting of fuel poverty beyond 2022.


Answered by
Kwasi Kwarteng Portrait
Kwasi Kwarteng
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
This question was answered on 3rd November 2020

On 14 October, we published a consultation on the extension of the Warm Home Discount scheme until March 2022. Should the Government decide to extend the scheme further, we plan to consult on reforms to improve the fuel poverty targeting.

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Recent Documents related to Warm Home Discount Scheme

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Recent Speeches related to Warm Home Discount Scheme

1. Electricity
27/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

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3: year, energy bill rebates are simple to deliver and consumer friendly. The warm home discount is therefore - Speech Link

2. Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021
18/05/2021 - Grand Committee

1: October 2020 the Government consulted on the proposed one-year extension of the warm home discount scheme - Speech Link

3. Fuel Poverty and Energy Price Caps
19/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered fuel poverty and energy price caps.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

4. Household Energy Bills: VAT
11/01/2022 - Commons Chamber

1: Government to cut the rate of VAT for household energy bills as soon as possible; and makes provision - Speech Link

5. Fuel Poverty
11/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: I beg to move,That this House has considered fuel poverty.I hope that no Members will leave the Chamber - Speech Link
2: good reason to be deeply concerned about the fuel poverty statistics because we have just heard from the - Speech Link
3: cold weather included wind-chill factors of minus 10° C and I accept what she says about the statistics - Speech Link

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asked by: Martyn Day
03/11/2020
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... to account for increased utility costs arising as a result of the coivd-19 outbreak.

3. Warm Home Discount Scheme
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... what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the Warm Home Discount Scheme.

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asked by: Neale Hanvey
26/10/2021
... if he will calculate what the level of the Warm Home Discount Scheme would be in the event that it had been uprated in line with inflation in each subsequent year in which that scheme has been in operation.

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