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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Energy: Meters remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure the affordability of electrical smart meters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 249874 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>Energy suppliers are responsible for the procurement of smart meters and have commercial incentives to drive down the costs of metering. Moreover, a number of meter manufacturers operate in the GB energy market and competition in the supply of meters also helps to exert downward pressure on costs.</p><p> </p><p>Consumers pay for metering costs (whether traditional or smart) as part of their energy bills. The Government has put measures in place to prohibit energy suppliers from charging households upfront for the costs of a smart meter and its installation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-05-08T15:00:42.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T15:00:42.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell remove filter