Energy Price Cap

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:36 pm on 3rd July 2017.

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Photo of Greg Clark Greg Clark The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 3:36 pm, 3rd July 2017

No, it was this Government who referred the whole industry to the Competition and Markets Authority. When Edward Miliband was Energy Secretary, I urged this measure on him, and he rejected it flat, so it is this Government who have exposed the level of the detriment, and it is this Government who are acting to put a cap in place to prevent this abuse—that did not happen under Labour.