Jacob Rees-Mogg claims ‘domestic’ gas is green in leaked footage of first BEIS address
Guardian, 23 Sep 2022
The business secretary has been filmed trying to convince staff at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy that ‘domestically’ produced gas is green, adding that this is why ‘we must get every cubic inch of gas out of the North Sea’.
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Jacob Rees-Mogg made the comments on Thursday at an internal meeting in which he gave his first address to BEIS staff since taking on the role.
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