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Energy: Prices

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 6396, tabled on 9 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps she plans to take to reduce energy costs for households supplied by the Big Six energy companies.

Answered on

15 July 2015

There are now 23 independent suppliers for households to choose from in additional to the six largest suppliers, giving more choice than ever before. By switching from a standard tariff to the best fixed deal on the market, many people can save around £200 and some could save more. We have already made it simpler and quicker to switch supplier and are working towards next day switching.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change