Energy Bills Rebate: Rented Housing

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 7 November 2022.

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Photo of Kim Johnson Kim Johnson Labour, Liverpool, Riverside

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, on what date his Department will require landlords to pass benefits they receive from energy price support onto tenants as set out in the provisions in the Energy Prices Act.

Photo of Graham Stuart Graham Stuart Minister of State (Minister for Climate)

The Energy Prices Act 2022 contains a provision requiring intermediaries to pass on energy price support to end users. Further detail will be set out in regulations and guidance in due course, however, the requirement will be retrospective which means landlords will be required to pass on payments from October onwards.

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