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Economic Growth (Regulatory Functions) (Amendment) Order 2024 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (15 Apr 2024)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: ...Growth Duty: Statutory Guidance Refresh which accompanies it. I congratulate him on his enthusiasm. Economic growth is important, but not at any cost. Although interested in the work of Ofcom and Ofgem, I am speaking this evening only to the issues as they relate to Ofwat and the water industry. I am indebted to the Wildlife and Countryside Link for its briefing and to the Secondary...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Price Caps (15 Apr 2024)

Amanda Solloway: The price cap on default tariffs remains in place. Ofgem are seeking views on how price protections could apply in future, in light of innovations such as time of use tariffs www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications/ofgem-launches-discussion-futu re-price-cap . Alongside this the Government is seeking views on how default tariffs should support households in the future...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Electricity: North of England ( 3 Apr 2024)

Amanda Solloway: Ofgem launched a call for input on standing charges, which closed on Friday 19 January 2024, looking at how it is applied to energy bills and what alternatives could be considered. Ofgem is currently analysing the responses and will publish its response in due course. On 30 March, my Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State and I wrote to the Chief Executive of Ofgem, highlighting the importance...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Electricity: Standing Charges ( 3 Apr 2024)

Alexander Stafford: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what recent discussions she has had with Ofgem on discrepancies in the cost of electricity standing charges across the country.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Standing Charges ( 2 Apr 2024)

Keir Mather: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what steps her Department is taking to reduce the daily standing charges for gas and electricity in Ofgem's (a) Yorkshire and (b) Northern regions.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Methane: Pollution Control (28 Mar 2024)

Rebecca Pow: ..., the Health and Safety Executive-led Iron Mains Risk Reduction Programme (IMRRP) is expected to invest approximately £4 billion in replacing iron gas mains with plastic pipework over the current Ofgem price control period (2021-2026), improving safety and reducing methane emissions. By the conclusion of this programme in 2032, it is estimated that the IMRRP will have achieved a 66%...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Payments (27 Mar 2024)

Graham Stuart: ...costs for 2023 were £1.4bn (2023 prices). To manage the level of constraints on the system and ensure the UK's homes can be powered by clean, green energy in future, government is working with Ofgem, network owners and others to halve the build process from 14 years to 7 through our Transmission Acceleration Action Plan.

Cavity Wall Insulation — [Mrs Pauline Latham in the Chair] (26 Mar 2024)

Holly Lynch: ...they knew where to knock? CIGA suggests that the claims solicitor model relied on farming a large number of potential claims using data accessed either through freedom of information requests from Ofgem, or under the guise of the Data Protection Act, in an attempt to access their own guarantee records. Having gained information on properties where insulation had been installed, unqualified...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Infrastructure (26 Mar 2024)

Graham Stuart: Ofgem is responsible for regulating networks through a price control process that enables the investment needed to deliver a secure, resilient, net zero network in an efficient way, protecting consumers from excessive costs. Costs for network investment are recovered through electricity bills over a period of 45 years. The previous price control, covering the period between 2015 and 2023,...

Strategy and Policy Statement for Energy Policy in Great Britain - Motion to Approve (25 Mar 2024)

Lord Lennie: ...take these points in order. The Energy Act 2013 assumed that a strategy and policy statement would be essential to align government policy with the actions of government agencies and bodies such as Ofgem and ensure they were marching in lockstep. There has not been a statement since 2013. As the noble Earl, Lord Russell, said, given the five-year gaps between statements, we should now be...

Written Answers — Treasury: Debt Collection (25 Mar 2024)

Bim Afolami: ...see fair treatment of individuals in problem debt, and there is a range of work underway across government and regulators to promote responsible debt collection practices. In June 2023 the FCA, Ofgem, Ofwat and Ofcom published a joint letter via the UK Regulators’ Network (UKRN) setting out how firms in their respective sectors should support customers in financial difficulty. On 18...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Standing Charges (25 Mar 2024)

Amanda Solloway: The regulation of standing charges is a matter for Ofgem. The cost of distributing electricity varies regionally, mirroring differences in distribution expenses across the country. These disparities stem from maintaining and upgrading distribution networks in specific areas and the number of consumers sharing these costs. Consequently, less densely populated and remote regions incur higher...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Standing Charges (25 Mar 2024)

Mick Whitley: ...the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, pursuant to the Answer of 12 February 2024 to Question 13068 on Energy: Standing Charges, whether her Department has had discussions with Ofgem on the equitability of daily standing charges for gas and electricity in (a) North Wales and (b) Merseyside.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Prices (25 Mar 2024)

Amanda Solloway: Decisions on the price cap are for independent regulator Ofgem. Average energy bills are published online at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/65c65524cc433 b0011a90ba8/table_221.xlsx A break down of the components of the price cap, including the earnings allowance, may be found at www.ofgem.gov.uk/energy-price-cap.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Standing Charges (25 Mar 2024)

Amanda Solloway: Standing charges are regulated by Ofgem. Regional standing charges may be found online at www.ofgem.gov.uk/information-consumers/energy-advice-househo lds/get-energy-price-cap-standing-charges-and-unit-rates-reg ion . The main factor determining differences in standing charges is the cost of operating and maintaining the gas and electricity networks in each region.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Standing Charges (25 Mar 2024)

Amanda Solloway: Standing charges are a commercial matter for suppliers, although Ofgem regulates standing charges as they do with other elements of billing. This includes setting a cap on standing charges as part of the overall default tariff cap. The variance in standing charges is partially due to regional differences in energy distribution costs. These costs reflect the expenses of maintaining and...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Warm Home Discount Scheme (22 Mar 2024)

Amanda Solloway: ...eligible low-income pensioners through data matching, meanwhile other low-income households in Scotland must apply to their energy supplier who can set their own criteria, subject to approval by Ofgem. The government published official statistics for winter 2022/23 last year which showed, that across England, the distribution of rebates across regions is roughly consistent with the fuel...

Written Answers — Treasury: Debt Collection: Regulation (22 Mar 2024)

Bim Afolami: ...to see fair treatment of individuals in problem debt, and there is a range of work underway across government and regulators to promote responsible debt collection practices. In June 2023 the FCA, Ofgem, Ofwat and Ofcom published a joint letter via the UK Regulators’ Network (UKRN) setting out how firms in their respective sectors should support customers in financial difficulty. On 18...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Meters (20 Mar 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what discussions her Department has had with Ofgem on alternative energy meter arrangements for households reliant on Radio Teleswitch.

2. Business Statement and Announcement (19 Mar 2024)

Lesley Griffiths: Thank you. Well, Ofgem do set out very clear expectations of the way they expect energy suppliers to treat their customers, and that includes steps on how the need to resolve any dispute of bills may take place, and if you look at the Ofgem website, that does contain many practical steps that households are able to take. What I will do is ask the Minister for Social Justice to raise the...


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