Housing: Insulation:Written question - 284970

Asked by Mr Steve Reed
(Croydon North)
Asked on: 02 September 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Housing: Insulation
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether there was a requirement that any insulation installed under the now closed Green Deal Programme was of limited combustibility.
Answered by: Kwasi Kwarteng
Answered on: 09 September 2019

The Green Deal has not been closed. The Government ended public investment in the scheme in July 2015, but it remains open for applications and any private finance providers wishing to enter the market.

As with any building refurbishment, regardless of whether it is completed under the Green Deal, it is the responsibility of anyone carrying out building work to ensure compliance with the 2010 Building Regulations. Approved Document B (2006 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) on fire safety covers, among other matters, fire spread. Local Authorities are responsible for enforcement.

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