HC Deb 07 April 1975 vol 889 c332W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will introduce legislation to allow electricity boards discretionary powers to provide a minimal amount of electricity by the use of a miniature circuit breaker, to households who have defaulted on payment, in order to reduce hardship and danger.

Mr. Eadie

No. The boards maintain close contact with the social security services to help cases of genuine hardship.

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