FOI Request - Fuel Poverty
1. How much money has been allocated by the Scottish Government to your local authority for 2013/14 to tackle fuel poverty.
2. How much of that money in 1 above was spent by 31 March 2014.
3. If the budget was underspent for 2013/14, can the Council carry forward this underspend.
4. What ECO funding has been spent on local authority fuel poverty initiatives for 2013/14.
5. What outcomes were achieved for 2013/14 as a result of the money allocated by the Scottish Government and specifically how many households were assisted and what measures were provided.
1. £787,185 of Home Energy Efficiency Scotland (HEEPS) funding
3. Yes, the Council has until 30 September 2014 to complete 2013/14 programme measures and until 30 October 2014 to claim grant for completed measures.
5. It is anticipated that the 2013/14 programme will deliver a total of 507 measures: 107 external wall insulations, 55 cavity wall insulations, 75 loft insulations and 270 heating upgrades