Energy Secretary Ed Davey
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Power firms told: 'Talk to customers'

Energy Secretary Ed Davey is insisting that power companies present a clear and public timeline for getting the power back on to properties affected by Christmas storms.

Energy firms say some of the 4,000 properties still without electricity after Christmas storms will be without power until next week.

Energy Secretary Ed Davey is insisting that power companies present a clear and public timeline for getting electricity restored.

He told the BBC News Channel it was the uncertainty of when the power would come back which had irritated people.