Taxis and the murky world of politics » National Taxi Association

Taxis and the murky world of politics » National Taxi Association

Take Yeo’s contribution to the energy bill debate last week, when he led a rebellion against the government’s refusal to include a 2030 decarbonisation target in the legislation . “I draw the attention of the House to my entry in the register of members’ financial interests, in particular to my interests in the energy industry,” Yeo declared. Most MPs simply leave it at that and move on, but Yeo chose to launch into a lengthy defence of his arrangements. He told the chamber: “My views on climate change and on the need for Britain to move more swiftly to a low-carbon economy and to cut its dependence of fossil fuels were formed two decades ago when I had ministerial responsibility for this area of policy.”

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