The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has been speaking to ITV News Anglia about collective switching schemes, which many councils are now using to help people save money on their energy bills.
Using the free schemes people can join a collective bargaining group, who go straight to energy suppliers for a better deal. The average saving is £150 a year.
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