Tory wind opposition “at odds” with public opinion

Conservative MPs’ opposition to onshore wind farms is at odds with public opinion, suggests a new poll by ComRes. The survey of MPs alongside a poll of the public found four out of five of Tory MPs (78%) are opposed to onshore wind. That’s despite 84% of the population believing investment in renewables is important to […]

Wind power ‘wins local election votes’

Candidates in local elections who back wind power are more likely to win, it was claimed today. The research by ComRes and commissioned by wind trade body RenewableUK looked at two marginal seats for both the local and general elections, Northumberland and Cornwall. Tomorrow elections take place in 34 local authorities around England and some […]