Miliband: Energy companies can be 'part of the solution'

Energy prices need to be frozen for almost two years because utility companies are "overcharging people", Ed Miliband has told Daybreak.

The Labour leader had written to energy companies to encourage them to "make yourself part of the solution" and build public confidence.

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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."