Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:36 pm on 6th March 2018.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Chair, Work and Pensions Committee 2:36 pm, 6th March 2018

On protecting the vulnerable, we know that the most vulnerable do not move around, despite having shining examples of people doing that. Will the Secretary of State consider putting a duty on companies, running alongside capping, which is a key part of the Bill, to put their poorer consumers on the lowest tariff, so that it is not up to them to try to match the skills of Sir Desmond Swayne?