Electricity: Prices

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 23rd February 2015.

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To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate he has made of regional differences in the cost of electricity to domestic consumers.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Portsmouth, The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Regional electricity bills, based on fixed consumption levels are published in Quarterly Energy Prices, table 2.2.3:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/annual-domestic-energy-price-statistics

Annual 2014 UK electricity bills by PES (Public Electricity Supply) Region

Region

Credit

Direct debit

Prepayment

Overall

East Midlands

£592

£548

£597

£568

Eastern

£594

£548

£598

£567

London

£608

£562

£611

£589

Merseyside & North Wales

£663

£610

£658

£634

North East

£619

£568

£616

£589

North Scotland

£667

£616

£669

£638

North West

£620

£575

£625

£596

Northern Ireland

£685

£645

£663

£662

South East

£611

£563

£614

£581

South Scotland

£608

£557

£601

£578

South Wales

£648

£598

£652

£622

South West

£645

£599

£649

£618

Southern

£614

£567

£617

£584

West Midlands

£621

£565

£616

£590

Yorkshire

£614

£559

£607

£583

UK

£618

£570

£623

£592

Data published are based on a fixed annual consumption of 3,800kWh.

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