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Kirklees Warm Zone: The Project and its health impacts: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Liddell, Christine, Morris, Chris and Lagdon, Susan (2011) Kirklees Warm Zone: The Project and its health impacts: A Cost-Benefit Analysis. Department For Social Development NI. University of Ulster. 45 pp. [Research report (external)]

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So much has been spoken and written about the original Kirklees Warm Zone Project (2007-2010) that it is hard to separate fact from fiction. Yet the Kirklees model is increasingly invoked as an example of best practice for local authorities to follow in tackling fuel poverty. The Kirklees Warm Zone Project team have written many accounts – technical, financial, and householder-focused – that offer valuable insights into how the Project was run. Keyworkers also have valuable collective memories, some of which remains undocumented.In February 2011, having read many of the written accounts, researchers from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland spent time with the 3 Key Officers who managed the Kirklees Project from its earliest inception. Sections 1 and 3 of this report distil some of their comments and reflections. Section 2 presents a formal cost-benefit analysis of the project and its estimated impacts on the well-being of Kirklees residents.

Item Type:Research report (external)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Psychology
Research Institutes and Groups:Psychology Research Institute > Peace, Conflict and Equality
Psychology Research Institute
ID Code:19116
Deposited By: Professor Christine Liddell
Deposited On:27 Jul 2011 10:54
Last Modified:15 Mar 2012 14:38

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