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Energy

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 28th June 2012.

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Photo of Caroline Flint Caroline Flint Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department has switched its (a) gas or (b) electricity supplier in any of the last 10 years.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The Department for Work and Pensions has switched its gas and electricity supplies several times during the last 10 years. Details of these supplier changes are provided in the following table. This information includes the former Department of Social Security and the former Employment Service sites until August 2006.

  Half hourly electricity Non-half hourly electricity Gas
DWP (former DSS)      
October 2001 to September 2002 Electricity London Electricity Board (LEB) Powergen The Gas Company
October 2002 to September 2003 LEB/Ecotricity Ecotricity/Corona The Gas Company
October 2003 to September 2004 Npower Npower Corona
October 2004 to September 2005 Npower Npower Corona
October 2005 to September 2006 Npower Npower Corona
       
DWP (former Employment Service)      
October 2001 to September 2002 LEB British Gas Corona
October 2002 to September 2003 LEB British Gas Corona
October 2003 to September 2004 LEB British Gas Corona
October 2004 to September 2005 Npower British Gas Corona
October 2005 to July 2006 Npower British Gas Corona
       
DWP      
August 2006 to September 2006 Npower Npower Corona
October 2006 to March 2007 Npower Npower Corona
April 2007 to September 2007 Npower Npower Corona
October 2007 to September 2008 Npower Npower Corona
October 2008 to September 2009 Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) SSE Total Gas and Power (TGP)
October 2009 to September 2010 SSE SSE TGP
October 2010 to September 2011 SSE SSE TGP
October 2011 to March 2012 SSE SSE TGP
April 2012 to September 2012 EDF BGB Corona

Does this answer the above question?

Yes5 people think so

No5 people think not

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