Miliband dismisses energy firms' 'scare stories'

The Labour leader Ed Miliband has dismissed "scare stories" from Britain's major energy companies in response to his proposals to freeze gas and electricity prices.

The UK's biggest energy supplier, Centrica, has warned the plans could lead to potential blackouts.

But Mr Miliband insists he would hit the "re-set" button for a whole industry as "somebody's got to call time on a market that is not working".

ITV News' Political Editor Tom Bradby reports.

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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."