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Energy Supply

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what plans he has for the future regulation of the industrial energy supply sector. (290752)

[holding answer 9 September 2009]: The Government continues to believe in the importance of well-regulated, competitive energy markets in the UK and internationally to ensure secure, affordable and low carbon energy supplies, whether for industrial, commercial or residential customers. Market conditions develop over time, and the Government will amend the UK regulatory framework as required to deliver these objectives while maintaining the stability necessary to support investment.