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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
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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
star this property hansard heading Energy: Meters more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps are being taken to inform the general public about the limitations of first generation smart meters; and what plans he has to ensure that the roll-out of second generation meters removes those limitations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling remove filter
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Stephen Kerr more like this
star this property uin 124537 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>Under licence conditions, energy suppliers must inform their customers prior to the installation of a smart meter that they may lose meter functionality when switching. In addition, before any switch is concluded, the new supplier must tell the consumer about any change in how their meter will operate and the service they will receive.</p><p> </p><p>These requirements aim to help consumers make informed decisions about switching, in the period before first generation smart meters are enrolled into the national data and communications platform and thus can be operated by any energy supplier.</p><p> </p><p>Second generation meters use the smart metering infrastructure run by the Data and Communications Company and will enable all consumers to retain their smart functionality when they switch supplier.</p> more like this
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star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-01-29T16:52:11.747Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T16:52:11.747Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Kerr more like this