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First evidence session on smart meter roll-out

23 April 2013

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will take evidence in public on smart meter roll-out.

Witnesses

Tuesday 23 April 2013, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

Panel 1, at 10.00am

  • Dr John Swanson, Biological Effects Policy Advisory Group
  • Dr Jill Meara, Public Health England
  • Dr Liz Evans and Mike Mitcham, Stop Smart Meters (UK)

Panel 2, at 10.40am 

  • Audrey Gallacher, Consumer Focus
  • Allen Creedy, Federation of Small Businesses

Panel 3, at 11.20am 

  • Tony Taylor, Energy Services and Technology Association
  • Sean Weir, SmartReach
  • Hans Kristiansen, Orsis (UK) Ltd

Timings are approximate.

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • public perceptions of and concerns about smart meters,
  • cost and value for money of roll-out,
  • potential consumer benefit from smart meters,
  • security and interoperability, and
  • communication and smart meter coverage.

Further information

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