Energy plans differ from Prime Minister's pledge

Our Business Editor Laura Kuenssberg asked the Energy Secretary to explain why today's proposals differ from the Prime Minister's promise that every energy company would have to give the lowest tariff to their customers.

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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