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Millions of people are overpaying for their energy, a year-long inquiry says.

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Customers overpay £1.2bn for energy

The Competition and Markets Authority has conducted a year-long inquiry into the energy market

British households are overpaying for their energy by around £1.2 billion a year and are failing to switch to get the best deals, the competition watchdog said today.