House of Lords Committee launches inquiry into Ofwat’s powers

It is inviting written evidence from interested individuals and organisations by 24th June 2022

Boris – cost of living rise can’t be avoided

The Prime Minister has said “no government can realistically shield everyone from the cost of living impact”

‘Energy policy gaps will prevent net zero’

A new parliamentary report suggests there are crucial gaps in current policy meaning net zero targets cannot be hit

New inquiry into UK energy supply and investment launched

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee is inviting written submissions to its new inquiry on long term energy policy and trends in the energy market until 11th March 2022

Six schools selected to work with House of Lords on climate change

They will join forces with the Environment and Climate Change Select Committee, scrutinising government policies via virtual meetings

Collapses ‘will add £100 to bills of every UK household’

Centrica Chief questioned whether it is fair for customers of surviving companies to pay for customers of failed firms

Failed suppliers’ collapses to add an extra £100 on bills, Centrica boss warns

Chris O’Shea said he does not believe that these costs should be put on bills because it would hit the poorest customers the hardest

New Lords Committee seeks views on Ofgem’s role in net zero goals

Ofgem, which oversees the UK gas and electricity markets, has increasingly been given responsibilities in relation to other areas, particularly the country’s energy supply and decarbonisation

Queen’s Speech expected to feature environment, energy and climate commitments

The bill is expected to set out new legally binding environmental targets

EU and UK flags in front of Parliament during Brexit
House of Lords: How is government preparing for energy Brexit?

A House of Lords Committee has written to Claire Perry MP regarding Brexit impacts on the energy and climate sectors