23 Apr '12, 9am

85% Brits back clean British energy: Affordable fuel bills and thousands of jobs at stake

85% Brits back clean British energy: Affordable fuel bills and thousands of jobs at stake

85% Brits back clean British energy23 April 2012 David Cameron has come under fire on St George's Day from the public - and a Dragon. A new poll from Friends of the Earth shows that 85% of Brits want to see the Government increasing the use of clean British energy - and decreasing our dependence on imported gas, which is driving up fuel bills. Two thirds of people want more of their electricity to come from our wind, sun and sea - which the UK has huge supplies of - and just 2% of people back more gas. The poll marks the launch of our Clean British Energy campaign , backed by Dragons' Den star Deborah Meaden. David Cameron needs to say 'I'm in' to clean British energy, opening up a multibillion pound opportunity for British businesses. Deborah Meaden, Dragons' Den Dragon Dash for gas Despite the public's demand for clean British energy, only 9.5% of UK electricity comes fr...

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