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Tim Yeo criticised the National Audit Office’s “crass” report that claimed the Government could have saved consumers money by subjecting the £16.6bn cost of subsidies for eight new renewable projects to market competition. “The cap was a... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron and foreign secretary William Hague meet with UN special envoy Angelina Jolie in London (16.45) Energy secretary Ed Davey (12.40), shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint (14.15), energy and climate change com... Continue to article
Tim Yeo rejected arguments that the Government’s deal with EDF to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point was in breach of EU regulations and therefore illegal. “First of all on the state aid, the European Commission does have... Continue to article
Chris Huhne has been asked to explain the use of £1bn which had been earmarked for a carbon capture project which has since been cancelled. Chair of the Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee Tim Yeo has written to the Energy Secretary saying he was “shocked” to hear that the money may be borrowed for other purposes.
The Environmental Audit Committee has said that Britain must make greater efforts to adapt its infrastructure and homes to cope with the effects of climate change.
Tim Yeo, chairman of the energy and climate change select committee, has said there was "a degree of over-reaction" over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill after outgoing BP chief executive Tony Hayward was quizzed by MPs. Mr Yeo said BP was the "unwitting victim" of US domestic politics.
Tim Yeo, chair of the commons energy and climate change select committee, has called for a"'truly radical" pay-as-you-drive road pricing scheme. He also advocated privatisation of British motorways to cut carbon emissions and motoring costs.
The chair of the energy and climate select committee, Tim Yeo, is to call for further investment in low carbon technology. Mr Yeo told the Guardian that cutting the budget for sustainable technology would be like "cutting the budget for Spitfires in 1939".
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