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Fuel bill cuts after Govt pledge

British Gas is to cut duel fuel bills and other energy firms have announced price freezes after the Government revealed measures it hopes will cut bills by an average of £50 a year. But Ed Miliband has dismissed the plans as "smoke and mirrors".

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Your views: Ministers' pledge to energy cut bills by £50

The Government said its energy announcement will save households an average of £50 a year.

Here are a selection of ITV News viewers' opinions on the subject:

Too little too late, the energy market needs major reform. People are dying because they can't afford to heat their homes!

This Government is out of touch thinking £50 will make a difference to a £1,500 bill.

– Julian Halstead

£50 is a good start, but I think more could be done.

– Heather McIntyre

[It's] not enough - how will this help the elderly and the unemployed, or people on very low wages?

With all the profits they make they could let us all have a year's free energy!

– Judi Desouza

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