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Orders of the Day — Utilities Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:46 pm on 31st January 2000.

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Photo of Lindsay Hoyle Lindsay Hoyle Labour, Chorley 5:46 pm, 31st January 2000

Does not the hon. Gentleman recognise that if people can turn on their electricity and gas without fear because the standing charge has been removed, it benefits those in our society who are worst off, not those with second homes?