The government has defended its energy and climate change policies pointing out that they account for just 9% of the average household bill - equivalent to £112.
This is how the average bill breaks down:
- Fossil fuel prices - 47%, or £598
- Network costs or transport and distribution of energy - 20%, or £257
- Government policies (including renewable energy policies) - 9%, or £112
- Renewable energy policies - 2.4%, or £30
A report from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) says that 85% of the rise in household bills between 2010 and 2012 was from wholesale energy costs and network costs, and 15% as a result of government policies.
More top news
Declan Donnelly will host the show alone when the show returns on March 31 following his partner Ant McPartlin's return to rehab, ITV says.
Police say they are reviewing 'malicious comments' on social media following the news of the death of two-year-old Kiara Moore.
In light of the Facebook data sharing scandal, ITV News asks what information apps hold and how to stop them sharing your details.