Energy: Green Deal
House of Lords
Baroness Smith of Basildon (Labour)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the assessment in the Europe Economics report The Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation that, under the Government's plans for implementation of the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation, up to 3,000 loft insulation and cavity wall insulation jobs could be lost in the first year of the Green Deal implementation.
Lord Marland (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Energy and Climate Change; Conservative)
DECC is currently reviewing evidence relevant to employment and growth assumptions. We will set out our conclusions in the final impact assessment, to be published alongside the Government's response to the consultation.