Energy: Meters:Written question - 228547

Asked by Steve McCabe
(Birmingham, Selly Oak)

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Asked on: 05 March 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Energy: Meters
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether it is Government policy for energy companies to make it compulsory for customers to have smart meters installed if they wish to remain on a fixed tariff.
Answered by: Claire Perry
Answered on: 12 March 2019

Government policy does not prescribe particular requirements around smart metering and energy tariffs, and has made it clear that choosing to upgrade to a smart meter is not compulsory for households.

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