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Energy market riggers to face 'tougher measures'

6 August 2014 Last updated at 10:00 BST

The Energy minister, Ed Davey, has been outlining plans which would make the rigging of wholesale energy prices a criminal offence.

Under the government's proposals, anyone found manipulating wholesale energy prices or using insider dealing could face a jail term of up to two years.

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