I want to make sure that consumers are protected and that the independent energy regulator has the powers it needs.
The Government has already strengthened Ofgem's hand by making it harder for energy companies to block licence changes, and introduced tougher rules on the information suppliers have to provide to their customers.
We are now looking at beefing up Ofgem's powers further so that should the need arise it can make companies compensate consumers directly, rather than necessarily having to rely on a voluntary approach.
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