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This Morning runs competition to pay a viewer's energy bills

The ITV daytime show This Morning has received criticism after hosting a competition in which viewers can win having their energy bills paid.

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Video transcript

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: Right, OK, here we go.

- Sorry about that, Phil.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: So we've got-- we've got we'll pay your energy bills. We've got 1,000 pounds as well. So this is energy bills I think for four months if it stops on that.

HOLLY WILLOUGBY: Nice.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: So how are your-- how are your energy bills? Are you a bit worried about it all?

- Oh, major.

HOLLY WILLOUGBY: Yeah.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: Are ya?

- I've got-- I've got one of these pre-payment meters and it's absolutely murder.

HOLLY WILLOUGBY: Oh god.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: Right, well let's hope it lands on one of those then.

HOLLY WILLOUGBY: Whatever, you're going to win some money, so don't worry. Here we go.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: One way or t'other. Here we go. Round and round it goes. Where it stops, nobody knows. Da, da, da, da.

HOLLY WILLOUGBY: Ooh, it's slowing down.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: 1,000 pounds or energy bill. 1,000 pounds or energy bill. It is going to be-- it's your energy bill!

- Oh my god, thank you.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: We're paying your energy bill for four months.

- Oh, fantastic.

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD: No worries.

HOLLY WILLOUGBY: Aw.

- Oh, what a relief. Thank you very much.

HOLLY WILLOUGBY: Ah, listen, well done, you.