Decision details

Free Home Insulation Scheme

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Members had agreed that £1.049M be allocated within the 2010/11 Budget for year 1 of a 4-year free home insulation programme. A report by the Director of Regeneration sought  approval for the implementation of the programme.

The report set out the scope for insulating Wirral’s Private Sector Housing, proposals to deliver the scheme, along with costs and outputs.




(1)  the proposed outline implementation programme for the provision of free home insulation to be offered to all households across Wirral be endorsed, following an allocation of £1.049M for 2010/11 to deliver the first year of a four year free loft and cavity wall insulation programme; and


(2)  a further report be presented to the Cabinet following the procurement process for the delivery of the programme, which will detail the environmental, financial, training and employment benefits arising from the project.


Publication date: 31/03/2010

Date of decision: 18/03/2010

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2010 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/04/2010

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