The Green Deal – the government’s flagship energy-saving programme – cost taxpayers Â£17,000 for each home that was improved, a watchdog has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) concluded that “the Green Deal has not therefore been value for money”. Under the scheme, householders were encouraged to take out loans to pay for measures such as insulation or double-glazing. But only 14,000 households took up the offer, well below expectations.
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