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  • "No I am NOT gullible, because I do not believe in the Myth of so called global warming.
    I am not gullible because I do not believe windmills can provide enogh energy.
    I am not gullible because I dont believe politics are involved because apart from southampton there are only Consevative MPs in this area, they are just trying to save a little cash for their constituents against false green taxes"
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Several Hampshire Tory MPs join revolt against Government wind farms policy

New Forest East MP Julian Lewis.

New Forest East MP Julian Lewis.

First published in Fareham

A NUMBER of Hampshire’s Conservative MPs have joined a major revolt against Government policy on wind farms.

More than 100 Tories wrote to David Cameron calling for a drastic cut in subsidies to onshore turbines.

Signatories including Winchester’s Steve Brine, Romsey and Southampton North MP Caroline Nokes, Julian Lewis, (New Forest East), Caroline Dinenage (Gosport) and Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner joined forces with politicians from other parties to express concerns over the amount of taxpayers’ money going to the sector. The letter will be a headache for new Energy Secretary Ed Davey, who has replaced Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne, who resigned to fight criminal charges relating to a speeding fine.

The letter said: “In these financially straitened times, we think it is unwise to make consumers pay, through taxpayer subsidy, for inefficient and intermittent energy production that typifies onshore wind turbines.”

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