Insulation News: Green Homes Scheme to Begin in September, Chancellor Confirms

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A scheme providing homeowners with vouchers up to £5,000 to improve their insulation will begin in September, chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced in his Summer Statement. 

Mr Sunak, speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday, spoke of the importance of ensuring a “green recovery” as the UK economy strives to bounce back from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.