Housing: Standards:Written question - 6679

Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 22 January 2020
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Housing: Standards
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the cost of retrofitting new build properties to meet carbon zero standards.
Answered by: Esther McVey
Answered on: 05 February 2020
Holding answer received on 27 January 2020

By 2025 the government will introduce a Future Homes Standard for new build homes to be future proofed with low carbon heating and world leading levels of energy efficiency. This means that from 2025 new homes will not need to be retrofitted to meet net zero.

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