Conservative MP who chairs climate committee earns £140k from green energy firms

By Gerri Peev, Daily Mail:

MPs are plotting to overthrow the Conservative chairman of the energy and climate change committee because of his links to the green power industry.

Tory MP Tim Yeo rakes in almost £140,000 a year from the controversial industry while juggling his role as chairman of the select committee.

The former environment minister, who is also president of the Renewable Energy Association, has criticised cuts in taxpayer-funded subsidies to the green energy industry he champions.

Mr Yeo lists just over £139,450 in payments linked to green companies in the latest MPs’ register of interests… Read more


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