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Energy Company Obligation

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 105607, tabled on 17 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the prospective removal of the Energy Company Obligation scheme on levels of (a) fuel poverty and (b) domestic energy efficiency in (i) St Helens North constituency, (ii) the North West and (iii) England.

Answered on

20 January 2022

The Government keeps all costs on bills under review; We consulted on extending ECO from 2022-26 and expanding it to £1bn per year, supporting low income and vulnerable households across Great Britain. We will issue a response to the ECO4 consultation in due course.

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