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Wednesday 18 July 2018




on Consideration of Lords Amendments


Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill




This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.


The following terms are used:


Agreed to: agreed without a vote.


Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.


Negatived: rejected without a vote.


Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.


Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.


Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.


Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.


Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.


Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Speaker.




Lords Amendment No. 1


Secretary Greg Clark                    

Agreed to


To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.


Lords Amendment Disagreed to.


Secretary Greg Clark


To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—


Agreed to  (a)


Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments: 18 July 2018 



Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill, continued


Page  5,  line  38,  at end insert the following new Clause—



“Protection for domestic customers after termination of tariff cap conditions



Before the tariff cap conditions have ceased to have effect as provided by section


8, and afterwards at such intervals as the Authority considers appropriate, the


Authority must carry out a review into—



the pricing practices of holders of supply licences for the supply of gas


and electricity under domestic supply contracts, and



whether there are categories of domestic customers paying, or who may


in the future pay, standard variable and default rates for whom protection


against excessive charges should be provided.



Such a review must, among other things, consider—



whether there are domestic customers who the Authority considers will


suffer an excessive tariff differential where on the termination of fixed


rates the customers move to standard variable or default rates, and



whether customers who appear to the Authority to be vulnerable by


reason of their financial or other circumstances are in need of protection.



If the review concludes that protection should be provided, the Authority must


take such steps as it considers appropriate by the exercise of its functions under


the Gas Act 1986 and the Electricity Act 1989.”




Revised 18 July 2018