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Energy: Price Caps

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 128319, tabled on 23 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions his Department has had with Ofgem on the rise in the energy price cap.

Answered on

3 March 2022

Decisions on the level of the price cap are for Ofgem. The government is in regular contact with Ofgem and industry to discuss the impact of unprecedented global gas prices and will continue to monitor the situation closely to ensure consumers are protected.