Labour: 'Can't trust a word' Ed Davey says

Caroline Flint MP, Labour's Shadow Energy Secretary, speaking ahead of Ed Davey saying trust between those who supply energy and those who use it is breaking down, said:

David Cameron's out of touch Government is offering nothing to the millions of families faced with rising energy bills and a cost-of-living crisis.

Ed Davey and the Lib Dems had a chance to support Labour's energy bill freeze but have chosen instead to side with the Tories and the energy companies. It just goes to show you can't trust a word they say.

Read: Davey not planning on winning any friends at Energy UK


Govt: Customers 'not cash cows'

Energy Secretary Ed Davey has warned energy firms that they face the same "reputational fate"as the banks, arguing that customers should not be seen as cash cows to be "squeezed" in the pursuit of profits, as the row over rising bills continues