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Fuel Poverty - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:14 am on 19th October 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Greengross Baroness Greengross Crossbench 11:14 am, 19th October 2017

My Lords, more than 6 million older people are very worried about this winter, and 14% go back to bed during the day because they are so worried about their fuel bills and doing so will keep the cost down. Will the Government commit to reforming the energy efficiency programme so that it is a national infrastructure priority? Will they also commit to bringing 2 million low-income homes up to the performance certificate standard band C by 2020 and all 6 million by 2025, as Age UK has requested?