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MPs call energy bosses to give evidence following price rises

22 October 2013

The Energy and Climate Change Committee has today invited bosses from the Big Six energy companies and other smaller energy suppliers to appear before Parliament on Tuesday 29 October starting at 2.30pm. Further details will be announced in due course

Sir Robert Smith MP said:

"The Committee has today decided to call in the energy bosses in the context of the latest wave of price increases."

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • Reasons and justification behind recent energy price rises;
  • Difference of pricing policies between energy suppliers; and
  • How the transparency of energy company profits can be improved.

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