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Keir to set up Great British Energy company within first year of government

Labour would launch a new publicly-owned energy company called Great British Energy, Sir Keir Starmer has promised.

Speaking in his party conference’s keynote speech, Sir Keir said ‘GB Energy’ would cut bills and deliver energy independence after being brought in during the first year of a Labour government.

The Labour leader said the company would provide ‘British power to the British people’.

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