By David Rose
PUBLISHED: 19:16 EST, 23 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:24 EST, 23 February 2013
How MPs in the pay of subsidised eco-firms set insane new carbon targets that send your bills sky-rocketing... and drag us to a new Dark Age - MP Tim Yeo was paid £135,970 last year by three 'green' companies He has moved an amendment to the Energy Bill that would set a crippling target for the amount of carbon dioxide by generating power in 2030. Pay packet: Like all MPs Tim Yeo is paid £65,000 but three 'green' companies also paid the Conservative MP for South Suffolk £135,970 in last year alone Like all MPs, Tim Yeo is paid £65,000 a year. But he never has to make do with just that. Last year alone, three ‘green’ companies paid the Conservative MP for South Suffolk £135,970…....Mr Yeo has moved an extraordinary amendment to the Energy Bill that would set a crippling and binding target for the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by generating power in 2030. It would transform the electricity industry and bring huge benefits to the business sector, which has so generously rewarded Mr Yeo.
For the rest of us, however, the effects will be very different. It will cause already high energy bills to soar further and could lead to more power cuts. The effect on business is likely to be even more dramatic….To Read More….