Tuesday, 19 October 2004

Questions (203)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

335 Mr. Broughan asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources the cumulative increases in domestic and commercial electricity tariffs since the Commission for Energy Regulation was established. [24998/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources)

I do not have a function with regard to the pricing of electricity. The Commission for Energy Regulation was given the statutory responsibility for regulating the ESB's tariffs to its franchise customers under the European Communities (Internal Market in Electricity) Regulations 2000. I have asked the Commission for Energy Regulation to communicate directly with the Deputy on the information sought.