Energy bosses face prices grilling

Press Association

Energy bills
Energy bills

Directors from the "Big Six" energy companies face a grilling today over inflation-busting price hikes that are set to leave three in ten households struggling to afford heating this winter.

Centrica-owned British Gas, EDF, RWE npower, SSE, E.ON and Scottish Power have all been summoned to appear before the Energy and Climate Change select committee to account for their pricing polices.