Sunday, August 28, 2011

Cameron made the decision with the backing of climate secretary Chris Huhne, but against wishes of some on the Tory right. Liam Fox, secretary of state for defence, which owns one of the biggest government estates, was against it.

The votes of 16 of the 23 Tory MPs helped swing the European Parliament 's decision not to ambitious climate protection goals.

Fiona Harvey


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