Energy giant Npower fined just 60,000 for making more than 1,700 silent calls to consumers in just seven weeks Regulator Ofcom: Energy giant fined over abandoned calls made last year It exceeded abandoned call rate of 3% of live calls over 24-hour periods Happened on eight occasions and Npower apologises for breaching rules The calls see people greeted by a recorded message from a call centre | UPDATED: 17:36 GMT, 6 December 2012 Npower has been fined just 60,000 for making abandoned calls to customers.
Ed Miliband backtracks on Leveson Report: Labour drops call for government watchdog Ofcom to oversee new Press rules (only a DAY after supporting 'entire' review) Yesterday Labour leader Ed Miliband said broadcasting regulator Ofcom is the 'right body' to verify independent press bodyToday deputy leader Harriet Harman says it need 'not necessarily' be OfcomTory and Lib Dem leaders both oppose involving quango Ofcom in regulation and a call to impose tougher data protection rules on journalists | UPDATED: 17:20 GMT, 30 November 2012 . When Mr Miliband spoke, he was heard in complete silence. He was hot for everything suggested by Lord Justice Brian Ed Miliband is preparing to drop his backing for Lord Leveson’s plan for broadcasting watchdog Ofcom to oversee the regulation of the press
Cameron's stand for freedom: Defiant PM refuses to accept Leveson's call for laws to control the Press Prime Minister tells MPs idea of legal enforcement is 'complicated' and risks future politicians cracking down on the press Labour's Ed Miliband demands Lord Leveson's report be implemented in full as soon as possibleDeputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg breaks convention to give separate Commons statement to defy PM and back LevesonTory and Lib Dem leaders both oppose involving quango Ofcom in regulation and a call to impose tougher data protection rules on journalists | UPDATED: 08:20 GMT, 30 November 2012 David Cameron refused to undermine 300 years of Press freedom yesterday as he rejected the key recommendations of the Leveson Report. Minutes after Lord Justice Leveson delivered a blueprint three times the length of War and Peace condemning the 'outrageous' behaviour of newspapers, the PM made it clear he did not want any law governing their regulation.