Commons statement on energy bill plans from 3.30pm

Labour's Whips' office in the Commons has revealed that there will be a statement to MPs later on the Government's energy plans from 3.30pm onwards:

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2 Statements from 3.30pm: 1. Glasgow Helicopter Crash, 2. Energy Bills. Further details soon.

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