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Downing Street is about to review the government's Green Deal after warnings that it's liable to fail. The Cabinet Office has been interviewing critics of the flagship Green Deal and is expected to report soon.

The Green Deal - is set to insulate the UK's aged housing stock, designed to save carbon emissions, keep people warm, and make energy affordable.

Green Deal critics say it won't give enough help to the fuel poor, and it may waste £2-3bn of people's energy bills.

The Green Deal is split into two parts. The larger part relies on householders voluntarily taking pay-as-you-save loans to cut energy bills through home insulation. The other part of the programme, known as ECO, will subsidise people to insulate their homes if they can't do it without help.

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