Tim Yeo is a senior backbencher and MP for South Suffolk. He served as Environment Minister under John Major and is the current chair of the Commons Energy and Climate Change Select Committee.
Before entering parliament in 1983, Yeo was a businessman who held board positions for a banking company and an engineering firm and was chief executive of the charity now known as Scope.
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