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Fuel poverty and the Warm Homes Programme

Purpose of the consultation

Purpose of the consultation


In order to help inform its inquiry into fuel poverty and the Warm Homes Programme, the Equality and Social Justice Committee is asking for views on the terms of reference below:

  • What are the main lessons learned from the Welsh Government’s current Warm Homes Programme
  • How can these lessons help shape the next iteration of the Warm Homes Programme to ensure that it better supports those living in, or at risk of, fuel poverty? In particular:
    • what should the eligibility criteria for home energy efficiency measures be, 
    • should the area-based approach to tackling fuel poverty (Arbed) continue,
    • what specific support should be made available to meet the challenges associated with rural fuel poverty?
    • how can private sector landlords be encouraged to tackle fuel poverty amongst tenants?
    • how can any successor scheme(s) better advance equality and social justice considerations?
  • How can the Welsh Government ensure that the next iteration of the Warm Homes Programme better aligns with its efforts to decarbonise Welsh housing? 

The consultation will run until 20 January 2022.


Providing Written Evidence


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Disclosure of information

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Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Equality and Social Justice Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Telephone: 0300 200 6565