Household energy bills would be frozen for the first two years of a Labour government, Labour leader Ed Miliband promised yesterday, prompting warnings of price rises beforehand and power shortages. Full story >>
To freeze something is to hold wages, prices, etc. at a fixed level for a period of time. • Renault finalized a deal in March with unions to cut its French workforce by 17 percent, or 7,500 jobs, by 2016 and freeze wages this year.