Chris Huhne to pledge to 'get tough' over energy prices

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2011 09:26
Posted by Scott Buckler

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne will say he is determined to "get tough" with the six biggest energy companies, in his speech to the Lib Dem conference later today

 

He will detail plans to help save money by making it easier for people to spot cheaper deals and switch providers.He will also say Ofgem should be given power to force companies to give money back to customers for "bad behaviour".

Mr Huhne will also use his speech to say that Lib Dems will not let the UK's ties with Europe be watered down.The conference in Birmingham is due to debate the NHS shake-up, adult social care and green economic growth on Tuesday, and will hear a speech from Pensions Minister Steve Webb.

Source: BBC News

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