Government response

Secretary of State response to the CMA's provisional findings

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today published provisional findings from its investigation into the energy market.

In response to the provisional findings, Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change said:

Our priority is to keep bills down for hardworking families and businesses across the country.

We’ll consider the report and respond soon and we won’t hesitate to take further action where the market is not delivering a fair deal for consumers – including doing more to support switching, ensure the swift roll-out of smart meters and increase competition in energy markets.