HC Deb 02 May 1974 vol 872 cc528-9W
58. Mr. Edward Gardner

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what steps are being taken to implement the statement in the Budget speech that increases in the price of electricity to domestic consumers will average about 30 per cent. on bills reaching most of them from the beginning of August.

Mr. Eadie

The area electricity boards in England and Wales are introducing fuel cost adjustment clauses into domestic tariffs with effect from consumers' first meter readings on or after 1st May.

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