Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Caroline Flint, moved an Opposition day debate in the House of Commons on 19 October 2011 on energy prices.
The motion in the name of Caroline Flint, proposed that "the energy market does not serve the public interest and is in need of urgent reform."
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne, responded on behalf of the Government. Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debate on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.
The debate follows the publication of two reports by the Energy and Climate Change Committee on Electricity Market Reform and Ofgem’s Retail Market Review.
Debates are an opportunity for MPs to discuss government policy, proposed new laws and current issues. It allows MPs to voice the concerns and interests of their constituents.