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Liquefied Petroleum Gas: Wales

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 75076, tabled on 15 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a price-cap on liquified petroleum gas for people (a) lacking a grid-connection and (b) living in fuel poverty in Wales.

Answered on

24 November 2021

The Government has no plans to control prices or set a price-cap for liquified petroleum gas (LPG).

The LPG market operates under normal competition and consumer protection law supplemented by the Domestic Bulk LPG Market Investigation Orders (which can be found at The Orders enable easier switching of domestic bulk LPG supplier by domestic customers.

Fuel poverty is a devolved matter for the Welsh Government.