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Lords debates rising cost of household energy

4 February 2022

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The House of Lords debated the cost of living, and in particular the rising cost of household energy, and the role of the consumer protection regulatory regime in energy markets, on Thursday 3 February.


Lord Whitty (Labour), vice president of National Energy Action and former chair of the National Consumer Council, put forward the debate. 

This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.   

Members speaking  

Members speaking included: 

Lord Callanan (Conservative), Minister for Business, Energy and Corporate Responsibility, responded on behalf of the government. 

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Watch and read the debate 

FInd out more about the issues discussed: catch up on Parliament TV or read the Lords Hansard transcript.

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Find out more about the issues the debate covers in the House of Lords Library briefing. 

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