Miliband: SSE price hike shows 'need to freeze bills'

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New electricity and gas price rises announced today show the need to freeze bills.

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Axing green policies 'foolish'

Calls for the Government to axe green policies in the hope of bringing down the price of energy are "short-sighted and foolish", Business Secretary Vince Cable said. Energy company SSE increased tariffs yesterday by an average of 8.2% from November.