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Energy: Prices

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to ensure that energy consumers with cancer are protected by a price cap.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Energy supply companies must ensure that all domestic customers are on the cheapest tariff that is in line with their preferences: that is in relation to their chosen payment method and whether they prefer a fixed term or variable tariff.

Eligible vulnerable consumers, including cancer patients on Pension Credit Guarantee Credit or other means tested benefits, can receive help with energy bills through the Warm Home Discount.

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