20 Feb 2014

British Gas turns up the heat

The man who runs British Gas – the country’s largest energy provider – has hit back against political interference in his business.

Government and opposition have blamed Centrica – the company that owns British Gas – for rising gas and electricity bills.

But the company’s Chief Executive Sam Laidlaw told Channel 4 News such pressure is undermining investor confidence and means vitally needed new power stations may not be built.

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