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EDM (Early Day Motion) 749A1: tabled on 11 February 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr John Baron on 10 February 2009. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add `and to standardise the social tariff schemes, put them on a statutory basis and publicise them widely'.

Original motion text

That this House notes the recent independent estimate by the consumer group Energywatch that approximately 5.5 million households are now in fuel poverty, spending more than 10 per cent. of their income on maintaining an adequate level of heating; believes that the situation could be helped by consumers having more information about using energy efficiently and accessing the best tariff for their pattern of energy use; and calls on the Government to require energy companies to publish information on bills showing whether consumers are on the cheapest tariff offered by their supplier and, if not, state how much they could save if they switched, and how they can do so.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.