Live Q&A: Gas & Electricity and moving home

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Live Blog Live Q&A: Gas & electricity and moving home




Join us: Wednesday 21 October, 1:00pm – 2:00pm


Moving home is complicated and stressful. And a significant part of the hassle factor is sorting out your gas and electricity supply.

So how do you tackle this task? What do you need to do, and when?

And what can you do if something goes wrong?

We’re here to help!

We’ve assembled a panel of experts to answer your questions on all aspects of moving and energy, from what you need to do at your old address, to getting the best deal in your new home…

Send us your questions!

You can send your questions in advance to Or you can reach us via twitter using the hashtag #EnergyQs, or by visiting us live on the day.

Meet our panel of experts

Gillian Cooper

Gillian Cooper is Head of Retail Energy Markets at Citizens Advice, the national charity that took on statutory energy consumer representation functions in April 2014.

Gillian has been a consumer advocate in the energy sector for 10 years, working in a number of watchdog organisations. She started her career in energy policy with energywatch. More recently she was Head of Retail Energy Markets for Consumer Futures. She currently leads Citizen Advice's policy work and research programme on retail market issues, including monitoring company performance, compliance and enforcement and the treatment of vulnerable consumers.

David Cox

David became the Managing Director of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) in June 2014 after joining the association as Managing Director Designate in January.

He has a strong policy and stakeholder engagement background, having held previous senior policy roles at the National Landlords Association (NLA) and the International Union of Property Owners (UIPI). A trained barrister, David has also acted as Parliamentary Adviser to a well-known backbench MP.

Stephen Murray, Energy Commercial Manager

Stephen joined MoneySuperMarket in June 2013 to help lead the growth of the energy channel. Stephen previously worked for one of the UK's major energy suppliers, EON, working with comparison websites.

Patrick Whitehead

Policy advisor on retail markets and consumers at the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

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