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Martin Vander Weyer: Freeze gas bills, freeze fuel duty – and one day we’ll all freeze in the dark

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‘We need successful energy companies in Britain, we need them to invest for the future,’ said Ed Miliband in his conference speech, as though channelling my thoughts at the very moment I was writing last week’s item on the lack of a national energy strategy. Then he ruined it: ‘If we win the election, the next Labour government will freeze gas and electricity prices until the start of 2017.

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Martin Vander Weyer
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Martin Vander Weyer
Martin Vander Weyer is business editor of The Spectator. He writes the weekly Any Other Business column.

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