The MP for Harrow East, Bob Blackman, has welcomed government plans to reduce energy bills.

Mr Blackman has expressed his support for David Cameron’s plans to ensure everyone gets the lowest possible tariff for their energy bills.

The Conservative MP’s comments come after the government announced plans to force energy suppliers to offer their customers the best deals.

Under the proposals, households would no longer have to compare hundreds of tariffs, companies would have to make bills simpler and households would be moved onto the cheapest tariff for them.

Mr Blackman said: “The Prime Minister promised to take action to get people the lowest tariffs and he has delivered.

“Households across Harrow will welcome this move to get their energy bills down.

“This action shows the government is serious about helping people with the cost of living.

“Along with tax cuts, council tax freezes and all-time low interest rates protecting mortgage payment,  this action on energy prices will really help with family budgets.”