Energy: Prices

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 26th May 2016.

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To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps her Department is taking to make available to people without online access guidance on comparisons of energy prices among different energy providers.

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

Consumers without access to the internet can shop around to find a better deal for their energy by using a price comparison company, which is accredited to the Confidence Code operated by Ofgem and provides a free telephone price comparison service. In addition Citizen Advice offers advice and support on energy switching.

The following companies offer such a service:

Energyhelpline 0800 074 0745

Moneysupermarket 0800 177 7087

SimplySwitch 0800 011 1395

UK Power.co.uk 0800 188 4906 uSwitch 0800 051 5493

Energylinx 0800 849 7077

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