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Energy: Fees and Charges

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the average price of (a) gas and (b) electricity for UK households has been in each year since 1996. (205548)

Domestic retail prices for gas and electricity are published quarterly in section 2 of “Quarterly Energy Prices”, the latest edition of which was published in March 2008 and is available online at http://www.berr.gov.uk.files/file45393.pdf. Table 2.2.1. on page 17 holds average electricity bills and table 2.3.1 on page 20 holds average gas bills. Both tables hold average bills back to 1990 and split by payment method.