Public backs an energy price freeze – poll

The surprise price freeze pledge has been bashed by energy suppliers, commentators and – predictably – the Tory Chancellor George Osborne. But Labour’s promise to keep energy bills static between May 2015 and January 2017 should they win the general election has struck a chord with the public, suggests a new poll by YouGov for […]

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 […]