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Labour pledge to cap credit card interest a 'positive step', says MSE's Martin Lewis

MSE founder Martin Lewis has welcomed Labour's pledge to cap credit card interest

25 September 2017

May and Corbyn promise consumers won't lose out from Brexit, as party leaders take part in MSE debate

Current EU consumer law for individuals will be enshrined in new UK law post-Brexit, both major parties have promised

31 May 2017

Ofgem to be given powers to cut energy prices, under Labour plans

Ofgem will be given powers to order suppliers to cut prices by the end of the year if Labour wins the general election

13 March 2015

Ed Miliband backs MSE's call to ban payday loan ads from kids' TV

Labour's leader warns he will change the law if his party is elected and advertising watchdogs don't act

11 November 2013

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

17 October 2013

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

24 September 2013

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

5 December 2012

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

12 November 2012

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

19 October 2012

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

1 October 2012

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