HC Deb 09 November 1987 vol 122 c28W
Mr. Barron

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what are the criteria used for the setting of both domestic and industrial tariffs on electricity prices by area boards.

Mr. Michael Spicer

The criteria for setting electricity tariffs are set out in the electricity statutes. As it is the responsibility of the industry to fulfil its requirements in the statutes, I have asked the chairman of the Electricity Council to write to the hon. Member.