THE Government was last night accused of a "complete betrayal" of hard-pressed households struggling to cope with rising energy bills after they were told to find the cheapest tariffs for themselves.
THE Government was last night accused of a \"complete betrayal\" of hard-pressed households struggling to cope with rising energy bills after they were told to find the cheapest tariffs for themselves.
CHRIS HUHNE: Claimed consumers can save £200 by switching suppliers. PROTEST: Friends of the Earth campaigners yesterday. Picture: PA
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MICHAEL SETTLE UK POLITICAL EDITOR
With nearly one-third of homes north of the Border in fuel poverty, the so-called “big six” providers -- ScottishPower, Scottish & Southern Energy, British Gas, E.ON, Npower and EDF -- pledged to help people reduce their bills and keep their prices on hold this winter.
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