‘Significant momentum’ behind social energy tariff

There is now “significant momentum” behind the idea of a social energy tariff, with cross-party support in Parliament and backing from multiple large suppliers, according to a senior figure at National Energy Action. Matt Copeland, head of policy at the fuel poverty charity, made the comments to Utility Week in response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s report into the energy retail market, which recommended that the government consider introducing a social tariff for the most vulnerable customers.

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