Tim Yeo

MP, South Suffolk

South Suffolk Conservative

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How Tim Yeo voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Tim Yeo occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Carbon Capture and Storage 20 Nov 2014

    I thank everyone who has taken part in these two debates, particularly my hon. Friend the Minister, for her responses. We will hear from her again on another subject next week, when she gives evidence to the Committee for the first time since her appointment. I also thank the hon. Member for Rutherglen and Hamilton West (Tom Greatrex) for his contribution. There is a fair degree of...
  • Carbon Capture and Storage 20 Nov 2014

    Once again, I draw attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests and in particular I declare my interests in a company developing a hydrogen fuel cell and in the nuclear industry. As we mentioned earlier, the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change introduced the concept of a global carbon budget, a total maximum level of...
  • Carbon Capture and Storage 20 Nov 2014

    I am hopeful rather than optimistic, but I certainly do not underestimate the potential for either that or innovation in other areas. We underestimate at our peril the potential impact of technological innovation in a number of ways. Certainly, one of the reasons why I am not despondent about our ability to decarbonise our economies without constraining economic growth is because I am...

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Conservative MP for South Suffolk

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Trade and Industry
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Millennium Dome
  • Press Subscriptions
  • Golden Jubilee
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Foot and Mouth

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Environmental Audit Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Culture, Media & Sport Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 3 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport, Environment and Transport (17 Mar 2005 to 9 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment and Transport, Environment and Transport (6 Jul 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment and Transport, Environment & Transport (15 Jun 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Public Services, Health and Education, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 15 Jun 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 797 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

1. Remunerated directorships
AFC Energy; company developing alkaline fuel cell technology. Address: Unit 71.4 Dunsfold Park, Stovolds Hill, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB. Undertake duties as Chair, run board meetings and keep in touch with senior management. Remuneration to date has included 2.5 million share options. (Updated 21 January 2013)
Received payment of £3,350, 14 October 2013. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £990. 31 October 2013. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £3,350, 13 November 2013. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £990, 29 November 2013. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £990, 20 December 2013. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £3,350, 14 February 2014. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 13 March 2014)
Received payment of £990, 28 February 2014. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 March 2014)
Received payment of £990, 31 March 2014. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 April 2014)
Received payment of £3,350, 15 April 2014. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 24 April 2014)
Received payment of £990, 30 April 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £3,350, 15 May 2014. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £990, 30 May 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £3,350, 6 June 2014. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £990, 30 June 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £990, 31 July 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Received payment of £3,350, 20 August 2014. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Received payment of £990, 29 August 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Received payment of £3,350, 19 September 2014. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Received payment of £990, 30 September 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Received payment of £1,675, 11 October 2014. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Groupe Eurotunnel SA (non-executive) (of which Eurotunnel plc is a wholly owned subsidiary); company managing the Channel Tunnel. Address: Cheriton Parc, Cheriton High Street, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 4QS. My duties as a non-executive director include attendance at meetings of the Board and of the Environment and Safety Committee and advising senior management on a range of issues.
Received payment of £3,485.32, 9 October 2013. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £2,838.14, 21 November 2013. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £4,090.31, 12 December 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Received payment of £4,038.77, 15 January 2014. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Received payment of £6876.47, 12 March 2014. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 13 March 2014)
Received payment of £3,672.07, 6 May 2014. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £3,644.43, 19 May 2014. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £2,037.99, 7 July 2014. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)
Received payment of £6,338.35, 28 July 2014. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Received payment of £3,887.70, 13 October 2014. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Chairman of TMO Renewables Limited, 40 Alan Turing Road, Surrey Research Park, Guilford, Surrey GU2 7YF. The company is developing and supplying technology for second generation biofuels. My duties involve chairing board meetings and keeping in touch with senior management.
Received payment of £900, 25 October 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 9 January 2014)
Chairman of Albion Community Power PLC, independent generator of renewable energy (from 30 May 2013 until 20 June 2013). Address: 1 King’s Arms Yard, London EC2R 7AF. (Registered 1 June 2013; updated 3 February 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Adviser to Edulink Consultants; providers of education services in Dubai and Uganda. Address: PO Box 500697, Dubai, UAE. I advise on the running of Victoria University, Kampala, where I am Chair of the University Council, including advice on academic standards, marketing and the development of the curriculum.
Payment of £15,000 on 21 January 2014. Hours: 27 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Payment of £7,500 on 4 September 2014. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Adviser to Meade Hall & Associates, 1 Meade Mews, Causton Street, London SW1P 4EG, a strategic communications consultancy. I advise on matters relating to the construction of new nuclear power stations in Europe.
Payment of £8,000 on 6 October 2014. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Mohamed Farid Khamis Association for Society Development
Address of donor: Mahmoud Rezk St. Bldg. No.1 Square 1112, Sheraton Area, Cairo, Egypt
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £3,000
Destination of visit: Cairo, Egypt
Date of visit: 31 January-3 February 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet government ministers, religious leaders and representatives of civil society in Egypt
(Registered 15 February 2014)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Anacol Holdings Ltd.; a family investment company.
(a) (b) AFC Energy (shares and share options)
(a) Eco City Vehicles plc.
(a) Group Eurotunnel SA
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated director of ITI Energy Limited; suppliers of gasification equipment. I have not received any financial benefit from this directorship.
Shareholding below registrable value in Eco City Vehicles plc; distributes and services London taxis. (Registered 29 December 2012)

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