§ Mr. Frank Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy whether persons who are(a) suspected of illegal extraction of electricity or (b) have been convicted of that offence are to be excluded from the code of practice on disconnections.
§ Mr. Baldry
The requirement for public electricity suppliers to prepare a code of practice on the payment of bills is designed to give guidance to all domestic consumers. The codes are to be drawn up by the public electricity suppliers in consultation with the consumers committees and approved by the Director General of Electricity Supply.