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Awards 2022

UK's Johnson Seeks New Green Homes Strategy After Policy Stalls

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is working on a major overhaul of one of his government’s most important climate change policies after it failed to deliver, people familiar with the matter said.

With a budget of 2 billion pounds ($2.8 billion), the Green Homes Grant program launched in September to provide vouchers for homeowners to help pay for insulating their properties and switch to low carbon heating. But ministers and officials have become frustrated with the slow roll out of the work, partly blaming the pandemic, and funding has been cut.

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