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 a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Tim Yeo occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Low Carbon Energy Generation 26 Feb 2015

    I am sure I carry everyone here with me when I say what an excellent debate this was, with exceptionally high-quality contributions—I do not expect to be challenged on that verdict. The numbers taking part may have been small, but the quality could not have been higher, as one would expect, given that I have debated all these issues with exactly the same hon. Members on more than one...
  • [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Low Carbon Energy Generation 26 Feb 2015

    I omitted to say something: the hon. Gentleman is right to draw attention to the importance of long-term predictability and support. I and my Committee believe it would help if the next Government committed to an annual rolling update of the levy control framework totals, so that it is always set for seven years ahead. That would facilitate investment decisions, and would therefore tend...
  • [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Low Carbon Energy Generation 26 Feb 2015

    Welcome to the Chair, Mr Brady. It is a pleasure, indeed it is an honour, to serve under the chairmanship of such a distinguished colleague—and this may be my last opportunity to say that in public. I draw attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests and my interests in the energy sector in particular. I am delighted to have secured this debate and 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
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Chairman, Environmental Audit Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Culture, Media & Sport Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 3 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 27 Feb 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (14 Jun 2004 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Public Services, Health and Education, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 15 Jun 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (10 Nov 2003 to 14 Jun 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (23 Jul 2002 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (18 Sep 2001 to 23 Jul 2002)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (2 Jun 1998 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Vice-Chair Conservative Party (1 Jan 1998 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (4 Nov 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Employment (31 Oct 1994 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Minister (Department of Environment) (Environment and Countryside) (27 May 1993 to 6 Jan 1994)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (15 Apr 1992 to 27 May 1993)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (28 Nov 1990 to 15 Apr 1992)
  • Member, Social Services (6 Jan 1985 to 13 Dec 1988)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions 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 62.15% 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") 811 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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 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)
Received payment of £990, 31 October 2014. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 8 December 2014)
Received payment of £5,025, 18 November 2014. Hours: 19 hrs. (Registered 8 December 2014)
Received payment of £495, 28 November 2014. Hours: 17 hrs. (Registered 8 December 2014)
Received payment of £990, 19 December 2014. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 30 December 2014)
Received payment of £1,675, 23 December 2014. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 30 December 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 £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)
Received payment of £2,481.50, 27 October 2014. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 8 December 2014)
Received payment of £3,383.20, 8 December 2014. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 30 December 2014)
Received payment of £3,361.54, 23 December 2014. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 30 December 2014)
Received payment of £2,444.21, 12 January 2015. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2015)
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)
Payment of £8,000 on 4 November 2014. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 8 December 2014)
Payment of £8,000 on 5 December 2014. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 8 December 2014)
Payment of £8,000 on 12 January 2015. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2015)
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)
Name of donor: Waste2Tricity Ltd
Address of donor: Finsgate, 5-6 Cranwood Street, London EC1V 9EE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): fares and accommodation at a total of £3,500, of which the air fare was approx. £2,700
Destination of visit: Bangkok
Date of visit: 5-10 January 2015
Purpose of visit: fact-finding trip to learn more about the energy from waste sector in Thailand.
(Registered 20 January 2015)
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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