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NON-DIRECT DEBIT SURCHARGE BY ENERGY COMPANIES (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 940: tabled on 13 January 2014

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House notes that 45 per cent of the British public do not pay for their electricity by direct debit; believes that charging customers extra for not paying by direct debit is ripping off consumers; condemns Airtricity for charging consumers up to £80 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Atlantic for charging consumers up to £80 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Better Energy for charging consumers up to £38 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns British Gas for charging consumers up to £73 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Co-operative Energy for charging consumers up to £60 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns EDF Energy for charging consumers up to £73 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns E.on for charging consumers up to £70 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns First Utility for charging consumers up to £96 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Green Star Energy for charging consumers up to £30 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns M&S Energy for charging consumers up to £80 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Npower for charging consumers up to £90 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Power NI for charging consumers up to £40 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Sainsbury's Energy for charging consumers up to £73 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Scottish Hydro for charging consumers up to £80 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Southern Electric for charging consumers up to £80 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns Spark Energy for charging consumers up to £390 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns SSE for charging consumers up to £80 per annum for not paying by direct debit; further condemns SWALEC for charging consumers up to £80 per annum for not paying by direct debit; and calls on the Government to review this issue with a view to changing this situation.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 14 January 2014
Harrow East
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 January 2014
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2014
Gower
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Bolton North East
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2014
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 January 2014
Belfast North
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 5 February 2014
Bradford West
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 14 January 2014
Portsmouth South
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2014
Luton North
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2014
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 January 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 22 January 2014
Belfast East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 January 2014
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 January 2014
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2014
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2014
Dundee West
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2014
Mansfield
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2014
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Glenrothes
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 January 2014
Colchester
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 January 2014
Strangford
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2014
Bolsover
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2014
Hazel Grove

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.