Policy paper

Energy Rebate Scheme Policy Document

This document contains information about the Energy Rebate Scheme.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Energy Rebate Scheme Policy Document

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The Energy Rebate Scheme is now closed. The Energy Rebate Scheme used data matching to identify a group of pensioners who were likely to be vulnerable to fuel poverty so that their electricity supplier could award a one-off automatic rebate to their electricity bill. This Scheme lasted for one year only in 2010. It will be used to inform decision making on whether data matching could form part of any future fuel poverty programme.

Published 1 June 2010