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|20 Oct 2017, 11:21 a.m.||Consumer Advice, Protection, Standards and Enforcement for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Independent Review||Sir Alan Campbell|
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to make available the minutes of the Each Home Counts implementation board.
Answer (Claire Perry)
Each Home Counts was an independent review, led by Dr. Peter Bonfield, which published its report in December 2016. Implementation of Each Home Counts is being led by industry with the support of Government, in line with the recommendations of the review. Appointments to the Implementation Board and steering groups are made by industry where members provide expertise from across the sector, reflecting the scope of recommendations identified by the review. Board members participate on a voluntary basis, and receive no remuneration for doing so.
The Board has encouraged constructive stakeholder participation and a broad range of industry stakeholders have been involved in Each Home Counts, including representatives from the heating sector. The Chair of the Board last met representatives of the heating industry on 6 July and is due to meet them again on 24 October.
All members of the Implementation Board and workstream leads are required to declare any conflicts of interest. Where conflicts are identified individuals are excluded from any decision making process in which they would have an actual or perceived conflict. Due to the independent nature of the Implementation Board, it would be for the Chair and members to consider sharing minutes of their meetings. Information about Board meetings is shared with stakeholders in the fortnightly Each Home Counts newsletter.