Opposition to fracking continues to exceed support, according to the annual government survey of public attitudes published today. But support has increased since the last survey a year ago and opposition has fallen.
Most people living near two proposed shale gas sites did not trust information from fracking companies, research has shown.
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The shadow climate secretary, Ed Miliband, on a visit to the shale gas village of Misson in Nottinghamshire today, promised that a Labour government would ban fracking.
More than three-quarters of people want a windfall tax on fossil fuel companies, according to a national survey published today.
More than twice as many people oppose fracking than support it, according to a new government survey published today.
A government survey of public attitudes on energy issues has dropped some questions about fracking and will ask others less frequently.
Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
Support for fracking has declined over the past decade and opposition has become more deeply entrenched, a new study of public attitudes in the UK has concluded.
More than a third of people oppose fracking for shale gas while just under a quarter support it, according to the latest data from a government survey released this morning.