Energy Costs APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote evidence-based discussion on all aspects of energy costs; to inform energy policy decisions and to enable communications between interested parties and relevant parliamentarians.

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Recent Documents related to Energy Costs

1. Coal Authority financial transactions: August 2020
29/09/2020 - Coal Authority
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Found: Transaction No. Amount Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy The Coal Authority 2020-07-29

2. Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 1: how to apply
29/06/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: June 2020 Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Application Guidance EU State Aid General Block

3. Annual domestic energy bills
28/01/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Energy Prices Domestic PricesAverage variable unit costs and fixed costs for electricity for UK regionsPublication

4. Annual domestic energy bills
28/01/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Energy Prices Domestic PricesAverage variable unit costs and fixed costs for gas for regions in Great

5. Green Book supplementary guidance: valuation of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions for appraisal
19/03/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: 2019 VALUATION OF ENERGY USE AND GREENHOUSE GAS Background documentation Energy and GHG appraisal

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Recent Speeches related to Energy Costs

1. Financial Assistance to Industry
07/12/2020 - General Committees

1: million in respect of compensation for indirect costs of the UK Emissions Trading System or the Carbon - Speech Link
2: million in respect of compensation for indirect costs of the UK Emissions Trading System or the Carbon - Speech Link

2. Electricity Supplier Payments (Amendment) Regulations 2021
23/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: concerning the levies that fund the operational costs budgets for the Low Carbon Contracts Company and - Speech Link

3. Contracts for Difference (Electricity Supplier Obligations) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020
02/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: electricity suppliers of an unexpected increase in the costs of the contracts for difference—CfD—scheme as a - Speech Link
2: progress that we in Scotland have made with renewable energy electricity generation. Indeed, it is now reported - Speech Link
3: account be taken of the fact that it is not domestic energy consumption that dropped due to lockdown? Working - Speech Link

4. Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
18/03/2021 - Grand Committee

1: plenary on Monday 22 March. Scotland operates its own energy performance of buildings register and is not covered - Speech Link

5. Local Electricity
10/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: UK has made great strides in decarbonising our energy system, but we still have a very long way to go - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Energy Costs
1. Energy: Costs
asked by: Nic Dakin
21/10/2019
... published by UK Steel in October 2019.

2. Energy: Costs
asked by: Nic Dakin
21/10/2019
... what progress her Department has made towards achieving the 2017 Conservative manifesto ambition to deliver lowest energy costs in Europe for (a) households and (b) businesses.

3. Energy: Costs
asked by: Stephen Morgan
14/05/2019
... what assessment he has made of the effect of the higher energy costs faced by families with disabled children on those families.

4. Energy Supply: Costs
asked by: Margaret Ferrier
27/07/2021
... what recent steps (a) his Department and (b) Ofgem has taken to avoid the risk of mutualisation of the cost of customer credit balances in the event of energy supplier failure.

5. Energy Supply: Costs
asked by: Margaret Ferrier
27/07/2021
... what assessment (a) his Department and (b) Ofgem has made of the potential disproportionate effect on (i) vulnerable and (ii) less-able-to-pay consumers of the mutualisation of costs from energy supplier failures.

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7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Whitty Portrait
Lord Whitty
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
1 APPG Membership
Social Science and Policy
Lord Deben Portrait
Lord Deben
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
Dalits
Lord Haworth Portrait
Lord Haworth
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
3 APPG Memberships
Georgia , Mountaineering , Polar Regions
Lord Palmer Portrait
Lord Palmer
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alan Brown MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6093.

Email: alan.brown.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Phil Royal, Royal Public Affairs, Glendale, Newton Road, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9BB. Tel: 07788 422 611

Email: phil.royal@btinternet.com

Secretariat:

Royal Public Affairs acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.royalpa.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Jan 2021
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2021 To : 20/01/2022
Value
£16,501
Date
21 Jan 2020
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2020 To : 20/01/2021
Value
£16,501
Date
21 Jan 2020
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2019 To : 20/01/2021
Value
£16,501
Date
29 Jun 2018
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/06/2018 To : 28/06/2019
Value
£16,501
Date
29 Jun 2017
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/06/2017 To : 28/06/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
9 Jun 2016
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 09/06/2016 To : 10/06/2017
Value
£16,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£12,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Energy Costs APPG

Former APPG Officers
Stephen Hepburn Portrait
Stephen Hepburn
Chair & Registered Contact
Independent - Former Member for Jarrow
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Mowat Portrait
David Mowat
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Warrington South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Mr Peter Lilley
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Philip Boswell Portrait
Philip Boswell
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships