Date lodged: 3 May 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many households have received a grant from the Warm Homes Scotland scheme each year.
Answered by: Kevin Stewart 11 May 2018
Warmer Homes Scotland is the Scottish Government’s national fuel poverty scheme. The contract for the scheme was awarded to Warmworks Scotland LLP in April 2015. Warmer Homes Scotland opened for applications on 1 September 2015 and was formally launched by the First Minister shortly after. Warmworks is a partnership between Everwarm, Changeworks and the Energy Saving Trust.
The following number of households had measures installed:-
- In 2015-16 - 1372 (from 1 September 2015 to 31 March 2016)
- In 2016-17 - 5326
- In 2017-18 - 4903
Further information on the Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme can be found on the Scottish Government’s website at: http://www.greenerscotland.org/home-energy/advice-and-grants/warmer-homes-scotland
and at the following published Freedom of Information requests:
28 February 2018 - HEEPS - Warmer Homes Scotland scheme - FOI release