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Written questions on the subject Affordable Warmth Scheme


 
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AQW 22949/17-22 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail any consideration she has given to increasing the amount available for low-income households via the Affordable Warmth Scheme.

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22/09/2021 Answered on 08/10/2021
AQW 22061/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities for her assessment of the comparative costs of gas and oil as energy sources for home central heating; and whether the recently announced gas price increases will lead to a revision of the Affordable Warmth Scheme to focus on improved home insulation and energy efficiency rather than switching from oil to gas.

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08/09/2021 Answered on 27/09/2021
AQW 20732/17-22 Mr Mark Durkan
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether she has given any consideration to amending the eligibility criteria for the Affordable Warmth Scheme to allow charities to apply for the scheme.

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22/06/2021 Answered on 12/08/2021
AQW 19181/17-22 Mr Mark Durkan
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities, in relation to the Affordable Warmth Scheme criteria, whether her Department has given further consideration to the removal of (a) Disability Living Allowance, (b) Personal Independence Payments and (c) Attendance Allowance when calculating household income.

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20/05/2021 Answered on 18/06/2021
AQW 19079/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities for her assessment of targeted marketing as a strategy to promote the Affordable Warmth Scheme; and whether her Department has recorded statistics on the proportion of applications to the Affordable Warmth Scheme that were the result of targeted marketing.

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18/05/2021 Answered on 02/06/2021
AQW 16332/17-22 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities for her assessment on the outcome of the affordable warmth scheme.

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15/03/2021 Answered on 15/04/2021
AQW 16324/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether energy performance certificate (EPC) inspections were due to have been undertaken on properties after they received improvements through the Affordable Warmth Scheme; and whether those inspections have been carried out and EPCs issued.

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12/03/2021 Answered on 02/04/2021
AQW 16121/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the number of (i) energy efficiency surveys carried out by Housing Executive surveyors under the Affordable Warmth Scheme; (ii) surveys that identified problems with cavity wall insulation; and (iii) homes that have undergone remedial work due to cavity wall insulation problems highlighted by such inspections.

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10/03/2021 Answered on 02/04/2021
AQW 14927/17-22 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities how many households in (i) Bloomfield; (ii) Kilcooley; and (iii) Whitehill have had (a) cavity wall insulation; or (b) extractions performed under the Affordable Warmth Scheme.

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18/02/2021 Answered on 08/03/2021
AQW 14768/17-22 Mr Justin McNulty
(SDLP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether she has any plans to increase the income threshold for applicants seeking assistance from the Affordable Warmth Scheme.

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16/02/2021 Answered on 26/02/2021
AQW 14486/17-22 Mr Mark Durkan
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether she will consider enabling GPs and social workers to refer patients and clients to the Affordable Warmth Scheme.

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11/02/2021 Answered on 26/02/2021
AQW 14485/17-22 Mr Mark Durkan
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether the underspend by councils on the Affordable Warmth Scheme in 2020/21 can be carried over to 2021/22.

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11/02/2021 Answered on 26/02/2021
AQW 14344/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities, pursuant to AQW 12942/17-22, to detail the budget allocated to the Affordable Warmth Scheme in each council area, in each year since 2015/16.

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09/02/2021 Answered on 18/02/2021
AQW 14110/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities how much her Department has spent in each of the last three years on the Affordable Warmth Scheme and on the Boiler Replacement Scheme to replace oil burners with gas boilers in owner occupied properties; and for her assessment of the value for money of replacing one type of fossil fuel with another in the context of commitments to a net zero economy.

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04/02/2021 Answered on 18/02/2021
AQW 11952/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Communities for a breakdown of successful applications to the Affordable Warmth Scheme by community background.

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11/12/2020 Answered on 23/12/2020
AQW 11951/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Communities for a breakdown of successful applications to the Affordable Warmth Scheme by council area.

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11/12/2020 Answered on 23/12/2020
AQW 9864/17-22 Ms Paula Bradley
(DUP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the annual fee paid to (i) the Northern Ireland Housing Executive; and (ii) the 11 Councils for the delivery of the Affordable Warmth Scheme, since its inception.

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06/11/2020 Answered on 07/02/2021
AQW 9863/17-22 Ms Paula Bradley
(DUP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the payments to the Ulster University for modelling the Affordable Warmth Scheme since its inception.

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06/11/2020 Answered on 15/12/2020
AQW 7378/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the Affordable Warmth Scheme budget in each of the last three years, broken down by spend in each constituency.

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22/09/2020 Answered on 07/10/2020
AQW 7182/17-22 Mr Paul Givan
(DUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister for Communities what plans she has to expand the Affordable Warmth scheme.

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18/09/2020 Answered on 07/10/2020
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