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Water firms urged to curb prices

Water companies have been urged to reconsider price hikes by the Government. Environment Secretary Owen Paterson told Britain's biggest water companies that keeping bills affordable is "crucial".

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Labour: 'Something really wrong' with energy market

"Something has gone really wrong" in the UK energy market and Parliament has to "tackle that", the shadow energy secretary told Daybreak.

Labour's Caroline Flint said a 46% drop in the wholesale price which was not passed onto customers when her party were in charge, but warned bills were getting worse under the coalition government.

"Prices are going up three times as fast under this Government than they were under us and we need to tackle that."

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