Energy bills simplified

The Energy Secretary has admitted the Government's plans for energy bills will not make them cheaper for everyone, but should make them simpler. Last month David Cameron vowed he would compel firms to put customers automatically on the lowest tariff

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  1. Laura Kuenssberg

Govt to publish plans to help lower energy bills tomorrow

Remember when the Prime Minister surprised everyone a couple of weeks ago by saying he would compel energy companies to put customers automatically on to the lowest tariff?

His ministers found it a bit tricky to explain how exactly that could work, in fact the energy department didn't even know he was going to make that announcement!

Well, I've just been told that tomorrow the Government is going ahead and publishing its plans.

They are unlikely to deliver exactly what the Prime Minister promised, but the Government will claim the proposals could cut bills for millions of households.

There will be more on my blog shortly.

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