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National Grid

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 4th June 2015.

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Photo of Harry Harpham Harry Harpham Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what her Department's policy is on the potential sell-off by National Grid of its (a) gas distribution networks and (b) metering business.

Photo of Harry Harpham Harry Harpham Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on (a) local economies, (b) customer service and (c) safety of any sell-off of National Grid (i) gas distribution networks and (ii) metering business.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Any sale of this kind would be a commercial matter. Any owner would need to be fully compliant with all relevant regulatory requirements.

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