Ed Davey: Right that energy firms pay for unfairness

The Energy Secretary has welcomed a £12 million redress package, after regulator Ofgem found energy firm EO.N had broken sales rules.

Energy Secretary Ed Davey Credit: PA

Ed Davey said: "It's right that if energy companies aren't fair to their customers, then they're penalised - and their customers benefit.

"That's why we introduced legislation to ensure Ofgem can take tough action in these cases, including making the company pay compensation to the people affected."

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Ofgem orders E.ON to pay £12m to vulnerable customers

Energy supplier E.ON is to pay £12 million to vulnerable customers as part of a redress package after an Ofgem investigation found the company broke energy sales rules between June 2010 and December 2013