Following the Queen's Speech earlier today, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said:
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Following prepayment meter figures from Ofgem obtained by BBC Radio 5 Live, Ofgem will investigate prepayment meters installed under warrant. In response to the Ofgem figures, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said:
In response to Ofgem's announcement on the review of their market data, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said:
Small suppliers gained 84,471 electricity accounts last month, which is a quarter of all switches for the period. The latest electricity switching data shows 335,826 households chose a new supplier in April 2015, which is up from the same period last year. This month’s figures have brought the number of switches up to over 1.2 million for the year to date.
In response to Amber Rudd's appointment as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Energy UK said:
Ten companies have actively taken steps with Ofgem to make it simpler and easier for prepayment customers, who are in debt, to switch supplier, by making changes to how they operate the Debt Assignment Protocol (DAP). The changes will enable the customer’s switch to automatically proceed, even if they are in £500 debt per fuel, by transferring the debt to the new supplier.
Over 400,000 households switched electricity suppliers in March, an increase of over 100,000 from the previous month. This brings the number of switches for the first quarter up to 900,000. The latest electricity switching data shows 417,000 households chose a new supplier in March 2015. This is an increase of 57% from the same period last year. March saw 97,702 households choose a deal with a small supplier.
In response to the uSwitch press release stating how 14 million households went cold this winter to cope with sky-high energy bills, Lawrence Slade, chief executive said:
The All Party Parliamentary Group has published a report on energy costs. The guide provides information about the structure of Great Britain’s wholesale gas market and the level of competition in the market compared with those of other member states in the European Union.
In response to the Opposition announcement about bringing in new powers to cut energy bills and freeze prices until 2017, Lawrence Slade, chief executive said: