• Debate Pack

    Regional differences in energy network charges

    This Debate pack has been prepared ahead of the Westminster Hall debate on Regional differences in energy network charges initiated by Ian Blackford MP on Tuesday 5 July 2016, 2.30pm - 4.00pm.

  • Research Briefing

    The Warm Home Discount Scheme

    This Commons Library briefing paper looks at the Warm Home Discount scheme (WHD). The scheme started on 1 April 2011 and was originally programmed to end on 31 March 2015. Since then it has been extended twice first until 2015/16 and most recently until 2020/21.

  • Debate Pack

    Debate pack: Energy intensive industries

    This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on Energy intensive industries to take place in Westminster Hall at 3:00pm on 10 March 2016. The debate is being led by Graham Evans MP. It includes a brief summary and useful links for further reading. The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents.

  • Debate Pack

    Debate Pack: Competition in the UK energy market

    This Debate pack is prepared for a debate in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm. The Member in charge is Dr Dan Poulter MP. It includes a brief summary and useful links for further reading. The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents.

  • Debate Pack

    Debate Pack: Offshore oil and gas industry

    This Debate pack is prepared for a Backbench Business Debate in Westminster Hall on Thursday 3 March 2016 at 1:30 pm to 4:30pm.The Members in charge are Peter Aldous MP, Mary Glindon MP and Kirsty Blackman MP

  • Debate Pack

    Debate Pack: Biomass as a source of renewable energy

    This debate pack is prepared for a Westminster Hall debate on Wednesday 24 February 2016 at 09:30 am to 11:00 am The Member in charge is Nigel Adams MP This debate pack includes recent press articles, Parliamentary material and links to further reading on biomass as a renewable energy source

  • Research Briefing

    Fuel Poverty

    This briefing paper provides an overview of how fuel poverty is defined and measured and current policy initiatives designed to counter it.

  • Debate Pack

    Debate Pack: Fuel Poverty

    This Debate Pack has been compiled ahead of the debate on Fuel Poverty to be held on Wednesday 3 February 2016 at 09:30 in Westminster Hall. The Member in charge of the debate is Derek Thomas MP

  • Research Briefing

    Competition in energy markets in Great Britain

    This Commons Library briefing paper looks at the history of political and regulatory intervention designed to increase the competiveness of domestic energy markets in Great Britain. The Paper sets out the timetable for the Energy Market Investigation and summarises the provisional findings that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published. The paper also summarises the main actions that Ofgem has undertaken in the past to tackle the level and complexity of tariffs.