COMMONS

MPs take evidence on energy prices, profits and poverty

12 March 2013

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will take evidence in public on Energy Prices, Profits and Poverty at 9.30am on Tuesday 12 March 2013 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

Panel 1

  • Ron Campbell, Chief Policy Analyst, National Energy Action
  • Mervyn Kohler, Special Adviser, Age UK
  • Derek Lickorish MBE, Fuel Poverty Advisory Group

Panel 2

  • Richard Lloyd, Executive Director, Which?
  • Audrey Gallacher, Director of Energy, Consumer Focus
  • Citizen’s Advice

Timings are approximate.

Issues

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • Fuel poverty and switching
  • The Energy Company Obligation
  • Ofgem’s Retail Market Review and the Energy Bill
  • The Hills Review of fuel poverty
  • Energy bills and affordability
  • Transparency and liquidity in wholesale energy markets
  • Energy company profit margins and transparency

Further Information

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