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The relationship between renewable energy sources and the communities we expect to host them must be appropriate and sustainable and, above all, acceptable to local people.

The relationship between renewable energy sources and the communities we expect to host them must be appropriate and sustainable and, above all, acceptable to local people.

I was perhaps about 10 years old when a local farmer rang us up to say he had found a young badger and would we take it in. So we did; it was a female called Bessy and she lived in the boiler room. She was extremely intelligent, had a very low opinion of cats but loved the dogs. She was pretty well trained; she went in the car. ---->>>

One thing I have been banging on about, we have a dessert deficit in the U.K. We still import a very large proportion of our desserts. I would ask everyone to go out and buy a British dessert. ---->>>

Climate change is obviously happening and there is obviously a man-made contribution. ---->>>

Government can wreck a business by confiscating its money by taxation.

Government can wreck a business by confiscating its money by taxation.

No one is more keen than me to see the Hunting Act repealed, because I believe in the management of wildlife. ---->>>

We have to use every tool at our disposal and that's why we're trialing a badger cull. We need healthy wildlife living alongside healthy cattle. Only if we work to eradicate the reservoir of TB in our badgers, will we have the strong and prosperous dairy industry the public wishes to see. ---->>>

Biography

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Nationality: British
Born: 06-24, 1956
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Occupation: Politician

Owen William Paterson (born 24 June 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician who was the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from 2012 until 2014. He was first elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Shropshire in 1997. Paterson was appointed to the Shadow Cabinet of David Cameron in 2007 as Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (wikipedia)