So where DOES the Daily Mail stand on 'green' lightbulbs?

Martin Belam  by Martin Belam, 10 June 2009

As part of your 'event swag' at the "Grand Designs Live" exhibition that I visited in early May, you got a booklet sponsored by British Gas with all sorts of tips on how you could save energy around the home.

Page from the British Gas booklet

Prominent amongst them was the switch to more eco-friendly light bulbs. There was even a voucher to get some money off when you purchased some.

Lightbulb Voucher

But lo and behold - look who is the main newspaper sponsor of the booklet...

20090501 Booklet Dm Front

Surely not the same Daily Mail that back in January of this year was actively campaigning against energy-saving light-bulbs by giving away free "traditional" bulbs to readers?

Daily Mail's light bulb campaign covers

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