MRA Executive Committee (MEC) September Update

The following discussions took place at the last MRA Executive Committee (MEC) that was held on 24th September 2017.

Headlines included:

  • MEC would be drafting a response to the recently published Ofgem consultation “Delivering Faster and More Reliable Switching: proposed new switching arrangements”. The closing date for consultation responses was 3rd November 2017;
  • MEC approved proposals for an MRA party engagement day on the switching reforms, included prospective changes to code governance arrangements and impacts on the MRA. The session was likely to be held in late October/November 2017, and invitations would follow;
  • MEC received an update from the Erroneous Transfer Working Group, noting its support for many of the solutions under development. MEC was seeking greater detail from the group with respect to expected meeting deliverables before accepted a requested extension to the duration of the workgroup to February 2018.

The next meeting of MEC will be held on 31st October 2017.