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New energy tariff deal

Energy companies will write to customers every year telling them the best deal for their household, Nick Clegg will announce.

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Labour MP demands 'complete overhaul' of energy market

Shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint criticised the time taken for the coalition to tackle energy bills and accused the Government of being "completely clueless" in helping struggling households.

Shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint Credit: Labour Party

She said: "Our energy market needs a complete overhaul, but this Government is only fiddling at the margins.

"Labour will stand up for hard-pressed families and pensioners and end the rip-off.

"We will break the stranglehold of the big six energy companies by making them sell all of their energy into a pool, encouraging new entrants, increasing competition and driving down energy bills for families."

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