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Energy: Meters

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 57522, tabled on 13 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 2 December 2016 to Question 55315, what assessment he has made of the total cost of the smart meter roll out in the event that the deadline for that roll out is extended from 2020 to 2021.

Answered on

21 December 2016

The Government is committed to ensuring all consumers are offered smart meters by the end of 2020.

The Government has not assessed the impact of extending the deadline for rollout to 2021.