Labour pledges to freeze energy prices until early 2017

Ed Miliband claims that if Labour gets in after the next election, they will freeze gas an electricity prices until the start of 2017.

Mr Miliband said: "The companies won't like it because it will cost them money. But they have been overcharging people for too long because the market doesn't work. It's time to reset the market."

Labour's advertisement for the energy freeze
Labour's advertisement for the energy freeze Credit: Labour

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Mandelson attacks energy plan

Lord Mandelson has warned that Ed Miliband's plan to freeze energy bills risks taking Labour "backwards."