Department for Energy Security and Net Zero written question – answered on 1st March 2023.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, whether his Department has plans to take steps to support disabled people with the cost of energy after 2024.
The Autumn Statement set out a commitment to work with consumer groups and industry to consider the best approach to consumer protection from April 2024, including options such as social tariffs, as part of wider retail market reforms.
Officials are considering the options and proactively discussing these with stakeholders. As part of this work, we are working with disability organisations to assess the need for specific support for disabled people and we will set out our position when this assessment is complete.
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