Former Labour Party leader and new European Union (EU) Transport Commissioner, Neil Kinnock, has thrown his weight behind anti-wind farm group Country Guardian by becoming its patron. Kinnock -- who takes up his EU post at the end of January -- became involved with the movement against wind energy when he opposed a wind farm in his south Wales constituency of Islwyn. In joining Country Guardian he makes a surprising bedfellow with the campaign's vice president, Bernard Ingham, who was previously press secretary to Margaret Thatcher when she was Prime Minister.
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