Legislative Consent: Energy Prices Bill

The Energy Prices Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the House of Commons on 12 October 2022.


The long title to the Bill notes that it is a Bill “to make provision for controlling energy prices; to encourage the efficient use and supply of energy; and for other purposes connected to the energy crisis.”


The Bill is subject to the legislative consent process under Standing Order 29. This is when the consent of the Welsh Parliament is sought by the UK Government to legislate on an issue which falls  within the competence of the Senedd.

The Legislative Consent Motion for the Energy Prices Bill was agreed in Plenary on 19 October 2022.


Legislative Consent Memorandum – October 2022


The Welsh Government laid a Legislative Consent Memorandum (PDF 105KB) on the Bill before the Senedd on 18 October 2022.

Business type: Legislative Consent

First published: 18/10/2022