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Applications for the Home Energy Scotland Loan: FOI release

Published: 21 Mar 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/00719
Date received: 7 March 2018
Date responded: 20 March 2018

Information requested

1. How many people have been successful, in their applications for the Home Energy Scotland Loan?

2. How many people have been unsuccessful, in their applications for the Home Energy Scotland Loan?

3. How much has been paid out from the Scottish Government for the Home Energy Scotland Loan for each year that the loan has been on offer?

Response

The Home Energy Scotland (HES) Loan scheme runs from 02 May 2017 to 31 March 2018 and as of 08 March 2018:

1. 1,325 loans have been offered.

2. 424 applications have been unsuccessful, of which 6 were rejected or withdrawn after offer and 418 rejected or withdrawn before offer.

3. £3.4million has been paid out Home Energy Scotland Loan since launch on 02 May 2017 to the 08 March 2018.

Other information which you may find useful relating to Home Energy Scotland loan scheme can be found at the following link:

https://beta.gov.scot/publications/foi-18-00404/

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
21 Mar 2018
Applications for the Home Energy Scotland Loan: FOI release