Report (2nd Day)

Part of Energy Bill [HL] – in the House of Lords at 5:00 pm on 21st October 2015.

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Photo of Viscount Ridley Viscount Ridley Conservative 5:00 pm, 21st October 2015

I do not know where I was five or 10 minutes ago then, when I was listening to a lot of very wide-ranging remarks about whether our opposition to the wind industry was ideological.

I find it odd that the parties opposite are so keen to defend one particular industry—one that is really good at taking money from poor people and giving it to rich people while doing the square root of nothing to reduce emissions, killing eagles, hurting tourism, spoiling landscapes and killing jobs.