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I SEE Graham Stuart MP feels the MOD should put us all at increased risk while allowing our Yorkshire’s most precious economic asset – its landscape – to be destroyed.
Why do small businesses planning turbine development need subsidies when his own Environment Minister is saying they should stand on their own two feet and how much damage is being done to our treasured landscapes?
How many thousands of tourism jobs are going to be destroyed in Yorkshire? And why should Mr Stuart be speaking out on encouraging turbine proliferation, at a time when the MOD have stated this is causing them problems and that they are alarmed at the reality of turbine infested hills not only desecrating our Yorkshire landscape but also putting our national security at risk? These are not just a couple of small turbines. Mr Stuart is talking about hundreds in the pipeline and even more with his attempted intervention. These “small” turbines are in reality as farm turbines up to 86 metres tall – that’s 280 feet high to most people.
Godfrey Bloom, UKIP MEP for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.