Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 20th May 2022.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Future of Work), Shadow Minister (Business and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with energy companies on the supplier of last resort scheme.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State has had discussions with energy companies on a range of issues in relation to high wholesale energy prices and supplier market exits.

The administration of the Supplier of Last Resort regime is a matter for Ofgem, who ensure that the customers of failed suppliers are transferred to a new supplier on the best available terms and without any interruption to their supply.

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