November 19th, 2012

Tim Yeo Breaks Wind Pledge

Hot air has always billowed out of Tim Yeo’s mouth, none more so than when he advocated bribing local communities to allow onshore wind farms near their homes. The prospect of upsetting his own constituents soon saw this ingenious idea kicked into touch though. The green guru is now fighting against green development in his own backyard.

Apparently he is “determined to help the community fight the inappropriate proposal” made by BT to build a wind farm in South Suffolk. A sudden bout of common sense? Or a lack investment in this particular green cash cow?


32 Comments

  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    Is he wearing a pair of filp flops?

  2. 2
    Tim Yahoo says:

    I make my money out of shutting down UK taxi companies these days so F off pleb.

  3. 3
    Ron says:

    when are we going to invade izreel?

    • 8
      ÁC1 says:

      Why would we do that? They’re doing a great job killing Islamist terrorists, so we don’t have to.

  4. 4
    Abu Qatada tory candidate says:

    He is a Tory after all, what do you expect? A rich hypocrite on the take and on the make getting rich off the back of the taxpayer, just a typical ordinary Tory out for what he can get, living the high life.

  5. 5
    BournemouthDP says:

    or someone if fear of the next election

  6. 6
    Windy bottom says:

    The wind turbine output today is very high at 40% of installed capacity. Still less than 8% of demand though.

    http://www.gridwatch.templar.co.uk/

    Wish I could put up a few and fleece the old consumer though. Those subsidies are great .

    • 12
      ÁC1 says:

      If they keep up at this rate they’ll almost make enough power to actually manufacture and install them!

  7. 13
    Tim ( not nice-but dim ) Yoyo says:

    I am a NITBY. Not in Tim’s Back Yard.

  8. 16
    Keith Vaz says:

    Tim Yeo is the only one to break wind

  9. 19
    Penfold says:

    What a NIMBY.

    Yeo is as self interested as any politician when it comes to securing his tax-payer funded income source.

  10. 21
    Tom Watson says:

    Lots of wind comes out of my fat arse

    • 23
      Living in 98 percent white Merseyside (with a view towards 99% white N. Wales) says:

      And Danny Alexander’s. Did Off Yeo Go break wind on Sky News?

      • 30
        Tom Jones says:

        Merseyside: 98% white, 100% Scouse though.

        If it’s a choice between Scousers or sheep-shaggers, I think I’ll stick with the Darkies…!

  11. 22
    Professor says:

    Some of us have to put up with the womanising chinless tosser as our MP!

  12. 24
    geekparent says:

    According to http://www.stopclarewindfarm.com BT have withdrawn their application on the grounds of, er, lack of wind however apparently West Coast Energy would like to build one there.

    • 25
      barf says:

      BT building fucking windfarms?…wouldnt they be better off employing more Indians to answer their phones when you report a fault.
      8 minutes waiting this morning, before Gandhi started interrogating me about all my contact details, emails etc…then telling me the fault will be attended to within 4 days.
      Yeah, great

  13. 26
    The Phantom Raspberry Blower says:

    Ha! Ha! Just thought I’d register delight at the “Tim Yeo Breaks Wind” headline ;-)

  14. 28
    keredybretsa says:

    The greenish whatsinnitforme guru, master of interest of conflict. This time he is fighting for his constituents and not one of his core business segments. Perhaps he’s going straight?

  15. 29
    Mike Hogan says:

    I thought, reading the headline, that are our friend had farted. I now see that I am mistaken but then does he know that “wind” is methane? it does get complicated. Have you noticed that when Tim Yeo talks it is as if he has indigestion?

  16. 31
    anonymous coward says:

    Oh dear. This is over 2 years old

    http://www.clarewind.org.uk

    is the history of this ludicrous application.

  17. 32
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