Amendment 10

Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill - Report – in the House of Lords at 5:06 pm on 24 March 2022.

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Lord Oates:

Moved by Lord Oates

10: Clause 19, page 16, line 12, at end insert—“(4A) Revenue regulations must make provision to prevent electricity suppliers from recovering the costs of paying a revenue collection counterparty from customers claiming Universal Credit, or any legacy benefits specified in the regulations.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would mean that electricity bill payers who qualify for Universal Credit, or certain legacy benefits, would not be liable for levies on their bills that pay into the RAB revenue collection fund.

Photo of Lord Oates Lord Oates Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)

My Lords, I wish to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 93, Noes 123.

Division number 7 Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill - Report — Amendment 10

Aye: 93 Members of the House of Lords

No: 123 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Amendment 10 disagreed.