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Energy Supply Market: Competition

Volume 623: debated on Tuesday 14 March 2017

23. If he will make it his policy to increase competition within the energy supply market; and if he will make a statement. (909244)

If the Secretary of State is successful in engendering much greater competition, will we need a regulator at all?

The aim of Government policy must be to have such vigorous competition in markets that that takes care of itself. Unfortunately, I do not think we are in that position, so I am determined to make sure that customers are treated fairly.