Poorest families 'must benefit' from energy price overhaul

We hope that a feature of these plans will be to ensure that the poorest families are able to get the cheapest tariff. Currently they are often paying the highest, through use of pre-paid credit meters.

– Child Poverty Action Group statement

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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