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Off-Peak Electricity

Volume 958: debated on Wednesday 15 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will refer to the Director General of Fair Trading for investigation the claims made by the electricity supply industry in its recent advertisements of the off-peak electricity tariff economy, in the light of a report by the Electricity Consumer Council.

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 13th November 1978. Vol. 958, c. 6], gave the following information:As the Electricity Consumers Council is in direct correspondence with the Electricity Council about the latter's advertising of the new off-peak tariffs of the area electricity boards, I do not propose to take any action at the present time.