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Energy Bills Rebate: Private Rented Housing

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 9938, tabled on 26 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy or Industrial Strategy, whether private renters whose energy bills are included in their rent payments will receive the £400 energy bills discount announced on 26 May 2022.

Answered on

6 June 2022

The Government expect landlords with a domestic electricity connection where tenants’ energy costs are included in their rental charges, to ensure that the £400 reduction is passed on to tenants. The Government held a technical consultation on the Energy Bills Support Scheme from 11 April to 23 May. The responses to this consultation are being analysed and a response will be published later in the summer.

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