Warm Home Discount (Amend) Regs 2014
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The Warm Home Discount (Amendment) Regulations 2014 came into force on 14 March
14 March 2014
Energy - England, Scotland & Wales
The Warm Home Discount scheme requires that certain electricity suppliers provide certain benefits to reduce fuel poverty. Requirements are imposed on "non-core spending".
Non-core spending must include rebates to various low income and vulnerable households, but may also include further support to these households.
The Warm Home Discount (Amendment) Regulations 2014 increase the maximum amount by which suppliers are permitted to reduce their non-core spending obligation.
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