Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 17th January 2018.

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Photo of Peter Aldous Peter Aldous Conservative, Waveney

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of supporting the creation of energy markets similar to Nord Pool.

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

The Department currently has no plans to make such an assessment.

The CMA (Competition and Markets Authority), as part of its investigation into the energy market, found that the GB wholesale markets were broadly functioning effectively.

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