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Green Deal Scheme

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 25th February 2013.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change)

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the number of households which have been prevented from taking out a Green Deal package because they have failed a credit check.

Photo of Gregory Barker Gregory Barker The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

It is for lenders, including those providing Green Deal finance, to set their own credit policies. It is our understanding that The Green Deal Finance Company have set their credit scoring requirements low enough to ensure that Green Deal finance is accessible to over 80% of the population.

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