HC Deb 15 March 1983 vol 39 cc108-9W
Mr. Field

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish in the Official Report a table giving, by quarter since their inception, for Wales (a) the number of dwellings insulated under the local authorities energy conservation programme and a breakdown of the body which completed the work, (b) the cost of the programme, (c) the number of dwellings insulated under the home insulation scheme and a breakdown of tenancies to whom the grants were paid, (d) the amounts of the payments, (e) the number of 90 per cent. grants paid and their cost, and (f) the financial allocation for each of the past financial years to each of these schemes and the allocation for the current financial year.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

The available information is given in the following tables. Details of the type of body carrying out the work and the type of tenancy are not collected centrally.

Local Authority Energy Conservation programme* Homes Insulation Scheme
Number of dwellings Payments made Number of grants Amount of grant paid Number of 90 per cent. grants Amount paid on 90 per cent, grants
3rd quarter‡ 6,993 509,000 1,978 184,000
1982–83 Total 19,672 1,400,000 5,784 527,000
* These data have not been collected centrally since 1980–81.
† Homes insulation scheme was introduced in September 1978.
‡ Provisional.

Energy Conservation—allocation to local authorities
£ million
Public sector Private sector
1978–79 1.295 1.242
1979–80 1.439 1.473
1980–81 * 1.079
1981–82 * 1.500
1982–83 * 2196
1983–84 * 1.965
* No specific allocation.