Tim Yeo

Former Conservative MP for South Suffolk

Climate Change

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and on increasing the proportion of electricity generated via renewable means as well as on the establishment of a UK Green Investment Bank, to invest in projects which, for example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Tim Yeo generally voted for measures to prevent climate change

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 4 Dec 2013: Tim Yeo voted against allowing carbon dioxide emissions limits to be set in respect of existing stations which fit pollution abatement equipment. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Tim Yeo voted to require the setting of a target range for the amount of carbon dioxide (or other greenhouse gases) produced per unit of electricity generated. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Tim Yeo voted against allowing financial incentives for small-scale low-carbon generation of electricity to be paid to plants which were previously too big to be eligible. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Tim Yeo voted to reform the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 3 Jun 2013: Tim Yeo voted not to exempt electricity generation plants using carbon capture and storage technology from annual carbon dioxide emissions limits during a commissioning and proving period of up to three years. Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Tim Yeo voted to reform the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause 22 — UK Green Investment Bank — Duty to Support Climate Change Act Targets Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2012: Tim Yeo voted in favour of establishing a Green Investment Bank, strengthening copyright law relating to commercialised works, encouraging employment disputes to be settled outside of tribunals, and other business related reforms. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Tim Yeo voted against requiring landlords of private rented homes to make their properties meet regulations on energy efficiency by January 2016 rather than April 2018 as initially proposed. Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2009: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Government to sign up to 10:10 climate change campaign — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Tim Yeo voted to give the Government powers to set greenhouse gas performance standards on power stations Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Tim Yeo voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Tim Yeo voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2008: Tim Yeo voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2008: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: Tim Yeo voted no on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2000: Tim Yeo voted no on "Table — 20. Climate change levy Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2000: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill Show vote

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