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Off-Peak Electricity Charges

Volume 892: debated on Monday 12 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy what replies he sends to representations asking him to reconsider the decision to phase out the special concession for off-peak electricity charges.

My right hon. Friend explained in his statement to the House on 29th July 1974 that the special concession could not continue indefinitely. In answer to representations he made it clear off-peak electricity will, however, continue to be available, and will remain substantially cheaper than electricity on ordinary tariffs.