Mooted home insulation funds raid could cost NHS £500m

Reports that Boris Johnson wants to siphon funding from existing energy efficiency schemes to boost spending on home insulation could leave the NHS more than £500 million out of pocket as a result, a think tank has warned. The Times reported on Thursday morning (16 June) that the prime minister plans to top up the existing, industry-funded Energy Company Obligation scheme with government money taken from programmes such as the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme.

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