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Tax payday lenders to boost credit unions, Ed Miliband says

Labour leader Ed Miliband says his party will tax the profits of payday lenders if it wins 2015's election

We'll freeze energy prices, Ed Miliband tells Labour conference

Gas and electricity prices will be frozen for 20 months if Labour wins the 2015 election, Ed Miliband says

Payday loan costs can be capped by new watchdog

A Government amendment to the Financial Services Bill confirms the FCA will have the power to cap payday loan costs

Clamour to postpone fuel duty rise grows

Labour is calling on the Government to delay the planned 3p-a-litre increase in fuel duty in a Commons vote today

Energy firms must offer (not give) cheapest deals, says Ofgem

Regulator Ofgem plans to force suppliers to offer their cheapest tariff to customers, in the latest energy development

Ed Balls: 4G mobile sale should fund housing boost

Balls will also use his party conference speech to state Labour could not reverse spending cuts immediately, if in power

Households ripped off by £430 each year, report says

Every household is being ripped off to the tune of £430 a year by financial firms, according to a new study

Ed Miliband attacks high pension charges

Labour is planning to turn its fire on pension companies which rip off their customers with excessive fees and charges

Scottish Parliament to debate payday loan regulation

An MSP will today call for the UK government to introduce stricter controls on payday lenders

MP wants debt firms to state free alternatives

Labour's Yvonne Fovargue introduced a bill requiring firms to explain where people can access free debt help

Energy summit: Government to promote switching

Prime Minister David Cameron wants more households to scour the market for cheaper gas and electricity

Scottish and Southern Energy throws open electricity market

SSE is to auction all of its power on the open market in a bid to bring new new suppliers into the energy market