David Smith, chief executive of the Energy Networks Association
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Christmas power cuts: MPs grill energy bosses

Bosses of UK energy distribution firms have been giving evidence to MPs over power cuts during the Christmas period.

Hundreds of thousands of properties were left without power, many for several days, after stormy weather.

Chair of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, Tim Yeo MP, questioned David Smith, chief executive of the Energy Networks Association, over the number of people affected.

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