Is this the end of the road for the Green Home Grant

The Green Homes Grant has been dogged with trouble from the start even though the principle behind it actually seemed like a good idea.

Under the Government's Green Homes Grant scheme, all energy-saving improvements had had to be carried out by a TrustMark registered or Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) accredited business, giving householders quality assurance.

However some contractors were charging well above the average rate to carry out simple works that in some cases you could have done yourself or at a fraction of the price, however unless the work was carried out by a registered contractor, you would not be eligible for the grant.

It's obvious where it went wrong, although I wouldnt want to blame contractors altogether as they too were subjected to late or delayed payments from the government bo