ComRes interviewed 1,035 British adults by telephone between 30th August and 1st September 2013. Data were weighted to be representative of all UK adults aged 18+. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.
Date Published: 04 Sep 2013
Categories: Economy | Energy | Public and communities | UK
BBC Radio 5 live can exclusively reveal that a quarter of people in the UK say they have put up with “unacceptably cold temperatures” at home because of struggles to pay energy bills, while 77% of people think energy prices are set unfairly.
BBC Radio 5 live commissioned ComRes to carry out a recent survey to understand people’s attitudes to energy as part of 5 live’s Energy Day taking place on Thursday 5th September. ComRes interviewed 1,035 UK adults and discovered:
- A quarter of people say they have put up with “unacceptably cold temperatures” (25%)
- 67% of people support having more wind farms in their area
- 77% of people think energy prices are set unfairly
- 69% of people think energy companies should be nationalised