Lords debates Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill
12 June 2018
The Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill had its committee stage, the first chance for line-by-line scrutiny, in the Lords on Monday 11 June.
The committee stage of this bill took place in Grand Committee, a room outside the Lords chamber. In Grand Committee, any member can take part and decisions on amendments can be made, but no votes can take place.
Members discussed a range of subjects, including communications between supply licence holders and domestic customers, the needs of vulnerable or disabled customers and a government review of the context surrounding the introduction of tariff cap conditions.
Report stage, a further chance to examine the bill and make changes, is yet to be scheduled.
Lords second reading: Tuesday 22 May
Members discussed a number of subjects covered by the bill, including protection for consumers, the nationwide rollout of smart meters and plans for a government review following the tariff's end date of December 2020.
Committee stage, the first chance for line-by-line scrutiny, is yet to be scheduled.
Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill summary
This bill will aim to create a temporary price cap on certain energy tariffs for domestic customers in Great Britain.
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