Politics.co.uk notes the appointment of chairmen to the select committees of the UK's House of Commons. This one is striking...
Energy and climate change committee - Tim Yeo (Con)
Yeo has easily made the transition from the environmental audit committee, which he chaired in the last parliament, after that committee's chair passed to Labour hands. He beat Philip Hollobone despite declaring an impressive range of interests, including a non-executive directorship of Groupe Eurotunnel, a non-executive chairmanship of AFC Energy and a consultant role for Regenesis.
It is very hard to look an anything that goes on at Westminster without getting a faint whiff of something unpleasant.