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Electricity (Standing Charges)

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he is considering any new measures to assist small domestic consumers of electricity to meet the cost of standing charges, following the decision of the London electricity board to discontinue the standing charge rebate scheme introduced in 1983.

I understand that the electricity supply industry is considering how deserving consumers affected by the abolition of the rebate scheme could be assisted.