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Coronavirus: Home insulation ‘could create cheap jobs’

By: Sam Bryant   •   June 12, 2020


Making people’s homes cosy is the cheapest way to create jobs as the UK prepares to fight recession, a report says.

Its authors say a job insulating homes would be much cheaper than creating a road maintenance job, for example.

The figures will be sent to the Treasury, which is reviewing a package of job stimulus measures for July.

The report’s authors say a job in home insulation can be created for £59,000 – that’s far less than a road maintenance job, which is estimated by the government to be more than £250,000. – Read the full article here .