Energy prices are soaring while household budgets are squeezed tighter. Our politicians know this and know that action is desperately required to ease the strain on households across the country.
The earliest opportunity for the Government to introduce this is in the Energy Bill, which we expect to be published on 19th November 2012. We want the Government to stick to its pledge and put the proposals to reduce consumers tariffs in the Energy Bill.
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London, 01 November 2012
Conservative and Labour MPs today stepped up the pressure on energy secretary Ed Davey to introduce legislation which will force energy companies to put customers on the lowest tariffs. In a series of oral questions to Mr Davey, MPs repeatedly asked the secretary of state to offer more details on the prime minister’s pledge that the government would be “legislating so that energy companies have to give the lowest tariff to their customers.”
Sir Tony Baldry led enquiries by asking Mr Davey how exactly the government planned to use this forthcoming legislation “to enable consumers to receive the best deal on their energy;” Labour’s Katy Clark reminded Mr Davey of the prime minister’s pledge, demanding to know when and how her constituents would be moved on to the cheapest tariffs. Mr Davey simply told both MPs that the governmen...Read more from this release