§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many houses and flats have been subjected to insulation measures under the home insulation scheme for each year since the home insulation scheme started and for each region and the United Kingdom as a whole.
§ Mr. Howard
[holding answer 12 December 1989]: The number of grants paid under the homes insulation scheme for 1986, 1987, 1988 and the first two quarters of 1989 appear in table 2.21(d)of "Housing and Construction Statistics Part 2", No. 38; figures for earlier years are in table 7.9 of "Housing and Construction Statistics 1978–1988". Copies of these publications are in the Library.