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Rabbitte, Pat

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Warmer Homes Scheme Applications

Was asked: if his Department will honour an application made by a person who was in receipt of fuel allowance at the time of applying for inclusion on the Warmer Homes scheme but was not in receipt of fuel al...More Button

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) administers the Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme under the Better Energy Programme. The Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme delivers a range of en...More Button

The SEAI maintains a live database of applicants who apply to be considered for the Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme. No pre-checks on the qualifying criteria are carried out at this point. Ap...More Button

The SEAI has advised that the applicant in question applied to the Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme in late April 2013 (they have no record of a 2012 application), with the house surveyed in ear...More Button

In view of the above, if the applicant would like to submit proof of eligibility or requires any other information regarding the scheme, he should call the Better Energy Warmer Homes Helpdesk at ...More Button

Departmental Reports

Was asked: if he will set out the value for money reports and the focused policy assessments carried out within his Department since March 2011; the actions that have been taken to implement such reports; and...More Button

Value for Money and Policy Reviews are designed to secure improved value for money from public expenditure by providing systematic analysis of expenditure programmes and policies to provide a basis...More Button

My Department has completed a number of Value for Money and Policy Reviews since March 2011, publishing two initial reviews on proposed mergers of bodies under the aegis of the Department (Broadc...More Button

My Department also carried out a Value for Money Review on the proposal to introduce a Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) Household Charge. The independently chaired Review Group, which was estab...More Button

Recreational Angling Sector Data

Was asked: if he will provide a detailed breakdown between sea angling, coarse angling and game angling in terms of the number of the general public and visitors who have taken part in these activities in eac...More Button

Warmer Homes Scheme Data

Was asked: the number of applicants who have applied for the warmer homes schemes to date in 2013; and if he will provide a breakdown of the number of applications which have been approved, refused and those ...More Button

The Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme is administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) under the Better Energy Programme. Warmer Homes provides a range of energy efficiency me...More Button

The SEAI has received 5,445 applications for the Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme to date in 2013. Of these, 1,217 homes have been completed, 776 have been found to be ineligible or have been c...More Button