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Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans praises anti-turbines move

Lancashire Telegraph: Nigel Evans Nigel Evans

NIGEL Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has welcomed the announcement that the Conservative manifesto at the 2015 General Election will include the scrapping of wind farm subsidies and new powers for local councils to allow them to block new turbines.

Energy Minister Michael Fallon has said there is ‘no requirement for any more’ of the turbines built across the country with little or no regard for the views of local communities.

Mr Evans said: “I was delighted to hear the announcement, which I hope will give local communities the power to say no to unwanted, unnecessary wind turbines. I have long argued that the planning process does not take the genuine concerns of residents into account or make considerations for the negative impact on areas of outstanding natural beauty.

“I hope this will stop further incidences of turbines being imposed on communities such as the building of turbines in Langho.”

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5:21pm Mon 28 Apr 14

brossen99 says...

According to the BBC, everyone knows that man made carbon dioxide ( Co2 ) is causing dangerous climate change and therefore we should willingly pay Green Taxes to espouse our inner guilt about our lifestyle and its impact on the ecology of our planet whist doing everything we can to minimise our Carbon Footprint. At least that’s the EU quasi-religion the teaching unions preach to our children in the hope that they will pester their parents to buy theoretically green products and recycle, buy a new fuel efficient car but never a question as to whether ordinary working families can afford it.



The fact is that regardless of financial circumstances everyone is expected to pay the same total green tax on their household energy bill, and whilst £200 might seem a trifling sum on the total energy bill for their centrally heated mansion complete with swimming pool its a lot of money to a chronically sick guy who has to keep warm to stay well living in a small house with perhaps just a gas fire and cooker. Of course the Labour Party is always bleating about raising the top rate of income tax to theoretically take tax pressure off the poor yet it was them who introduced the current UK green tax system which taxes the poor the highest as a percentage of their income. The Tories are just as bad, someone once calculated that road fuel duty at peak was the equivalent of 10p extra on the basic rate of income tax for anyone on minimum wage for whom a car was essential to get to their place of work on an average commute. The Lib-Dems would have continued Labour’s reintroduced fuel tax escalator and however loud they crow about it was them who got personal income tax allowances increased, in fact its them controlling the Co2 stock market parasite investment scam agenda pushing for wind and biomass and ever increasing green taxes on energy.



The simple facts are that its well proven that neither Wind or Biomass reduce Co2 emissions and are therefore useless if your ideological objective in to reduce Co2 emissions and therefore its reasonable to believe that the true objective is to promote false economic growth in an attempt to plug the financial black hole in the stock market balance sheet. In the UK today those virtually on the breadline are being enslaved to fund bonuses for most of the wealthy people in the country, if anyone had set out with an objective to transfer wealth from the relatively poor to the most affluent people in society they could hardly have done a better job of it than Green Taxes.



The latest cutting edge science is clear, no global warming for the last 17+ years yet Co2 levels in our atmosphere up 10% in the meantime and obviously Co2 has no impact on our climate whatsoever, all the latest evidence suggests that any Climate Change is ( observed ) solar activity driven, From informed predictions based on past records of solar activity the emerging consensus is for global cooling until around 2035 for which we need to prepare our economy and adapt.



Our UK government at present is neither Far Right nor Far Left but all three of the main UK political ( LibLabCon ) parties could be accurately described as Far Stupid, whilst the Green Party alternative is also intellectually dishonest. Think Hillsborough and Jimmy Savile and what else is our allegedly democratically elected government covering up if you don’t have free access to the internet and an enquiring mind !
According to the BBC, everyone knows that man made carbon dioxide ( Co2 ) is causing dangerous climate change and therefore we should willingly pay Green Taxes to espouse our inner guilt about our lifestyle and its impact on the ecology of our planet whist doing everything we can to minimise our Carbon Footprint. At least that’s the EU quasi-religion the teaching unions preach to our children in the hope that they will pester their parents to buy theoretically green products and recycle, buy a new fuel efficient car but never a question as to whether ordinary working families can afford it. The fact is that regardless of financial circumstances everyone is expected to pay the same total green tax on their household energy bill, and whilst £200 might seem a trifling sum on the total energy bill for their centrally heated mansion complete with swimming pool its a lot of money to a chronically sick guy who has to keep warm to stay well living in a small house with perhaps just a gas fire and cooker. Of course the Labour Party is always bleating about raising the top rate of income tax to theoretically take tax pressure off the poor yet it was them who introduced the current UK green tax system which taxes the poor the highest as a percentage of their income. The Tories are just as bad, someone once calculated that road fuel duty at peak was the equivalent of 10p extra on the basic rate of income tax for anyone on minimum wage for whom a car was essential to get to their place of work on an average commute. The Lib-Dems would have continued Labour’s reintroduced fuel tax escalator and however loud they crow about it was them who got personal income tax allowances increased, in fact its them controlling the Co2 stock market parasite investment scam agenda pushing for wind and biomass and ever increasing green taxes on energy. The simple facts are that its well proven that neither Wind or Biomass reduce Co2 emissions and are therefore useless if your ideological objective in to reduce Co2 emissions and therefore its reasonable to believe that the true objective is to promote false economic growth in an attempt to plug the financial black hole in the stock market balance sheet. In the UK today those virtually on the breadline are being enslaved to fund bonuses for most of the wealthy people in the country, if anyone had set out with an objective to transfer wealth from the relatively poor to the most affluent people in society they could hardly have done a better job of it than Green Taxes. The latest cutting edge science is clear, no global warming for the last 17+ years yet Co2 levels in our atmosphere up 10% in the meantime and obviously Co2 has no impact on our climate whatsoever, all the latest evidence suggests that any Climate Change is ( observed ) solar activity driven, From informed predictions based on past records of solar activity the emerging consensus is for global cooling until around 2035 for which we need to prepare our economy and adapt. Our UK government at present is neither Far Right nor Far Left but all three of the main UK political ( LibLabCon ) parties could be accurately described as Far Stupid, whilst the Green Party alternative is also intellectually dishonest. Think Hillsborough and Jimmy Savile and what else is our allegedly democratically elected government covering up if you don’t have free access to the internet and an enquiring mind ! brossen99
  • Score: 1

8:33pm Mon 28 Apr 14

sean_brfc says...

'The simple facts are that its well proven that neither Wind or Biomass reduce Co2 emissions'.

The simple fact is that wind turbines produce energy with zero CO2 emissions. Though admittedly they don't nearly produce enough.
'The simple facts are that its well proven that neither Wind or Biomass reduce Co2 emissions'. The simple fact is that wind turbines produce energy with zero CO2 emissions. Though admittedly they don't nearly produce enough. sean_brfc
  • Score: -1

9:06pm Mon 28 Apr 14

brossen99 says...

Ever since Ed Miliband’s 2008 Climate Change Act the whole UK energy market has been rigged to favour low carbon energy and particularly Wind Farms and the latest Strike Price for wind only compounds the situation. The price of Gas is propped up by the Strike Price for offshore wind keeping the average wholesale energy price high as expressed per Kw/h of potential electricity generated. The same principle applies to the Oil Price now that its planned to use diesel generators to back up wind in a ” Capacity Market ” probably leading to consumers having to fork out the interest payments plus profits on the capital of equipment basically paid to stand idle most of the time. All in all the perfect welfare state for the stock market parasite investment scam, get domestic energy consumers paying a private tax to fund city bonuses and lifestyles which do far more damage to the ecology of our planet like flying around everywhere on a regular basis often in private jets.



At least fuel poverty has been forced onto the agenda with Shale Gas Fracking, not withstanding the difference in geology between the UK and the US and alleged UK fracking sites already operating without environmental problems the economics for fracking in the UK just don’t add up due to high road fuel duty. George Osborne may be having economic ” wet dreams ” about the potential road fuel duty take, but it still wont be enough to escape the deficit for which the only true alternative remains default. What we really need to do with shale gas is use it as a bargaining tool to get cheaper gas off the Arabs longer term if we don’t go ahead with it, just keep it in the long grass for future reference !



The useful idiot eco-fascists have spoilt our negotiating position but then PCS Union ( who funded nodashforgas at Balcombe ) is mostly job centre staff wanting a high unemployment rate and likewise the rail managers union are probably just as much subsidy junkies as the wind industry.
Ever since Ed Miliband’s 2008 Climate Change Act the whole UK energy market has been rigged to favour low carbon energy and particularly Wind Farms and the latest Strike Price for wind only compounds the situation. The price of Gas is propped up by the Strike Price for offshore wind keeping the average wholesale energy price high as expressed per Kw/h of potential electricity generated. The same principle applies to the Oil Price now that its planned to use diesel generators to back up wind in a ” Capacity Market ” probably leading to consumers having to fork out the interest payments plus profits on the capital of equipment basically paid to stand idle most of the time. All in all the perfect welfare state for the stock market parasite investment scam, get domestic energy consumers paying a private tax to fund city bonuses and lifestyles which do far more damage to the ecology of our planet like flying around everywhere on a regular basis often in private jets. At least fuel poverty has been forced onto the agenda with Shale Gas Fracking, not withstanding the difference in geology between the UK and the US and alleged UK fracking sites already operating without environmental problems the economics for fracking in the UK just don’t add up due to high road fuel duty. George Osborne may be having economic ” wet dreams ” about the potential road fuel duty take, but it still wont be enough to escape the deficit for which the only true alternative remains default. What we really need to do with shale gas is use it as a bargaining tool to get cheaper gas off the Arabs longer term if we don’t go ahead with it, just keep it in the long grass for future reference ! The useful idiot eco-fascists have spoilt our negotiating position but then PCS Union ( who funded nodashforgas at Balcombe ) is mostly job centre staff wanting a high unemployment rate and likewise the rail managers union are probably just as much subsidy junkies as the wind industry. brossen99
  • Score: 1

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